Is Privacy Important?

Small Business Mavericks

Copyblogger podcast radio host Robert Bruce interviews Copyblogger CEO Sonia Simone about privacy and other content matters. So the question is, is privacy important for marketers and small business owners? But online privacy goes beyond your ability or willingness to share your clients’ information. Real privacy is also about protecting that information from all sources. That’s the deepest level of privacy protection.

Facebook Privacy & Employers: 5 Must-Reads


Here are 5 must-reads related to Facebook privacy and employers that we don’t want you to miss. Facebook Privacy Debate a Passionate One. It seemed to be an outrageous privacy incursion, but on closer examination it seems to me to be too much ado about almost nothing at all.

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Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

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Facebook issued an update to its Privacy Basics portal in advance of Data Privacy Day Jan. The social network introduced Privacy Basics in November 2014 , saying at the time that it offered interactive guides to answer the most frequently asked questions by users about how they could control their information on Facebook. We’re making these improvements as part of Data Privacy Day, held each year on Jan.

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

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Any tracking of information of consumers without the consent of your consumer is a breach of privacy, right? In my forthcoming business book, CTRL ALT Delete (out May 21st, 2013), I go in-depth on the notion that consumers need to better understand the difference between personalization (tracking their usage to create a better and more personalized experience) versus privacy (capturing personal information and using it in any way that has not been pre-approved by the consumer).

Five questions your marketing team should be asking about location-based technology

Visually SM

In this post are five questions every team should ask as they think about opportunities with location-based marketing. Second, location-based marketing can be perceived as pushing the envelope when it comes to consumer privacy.

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Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

Some are even beginning to question whether Mark Zuckerberg can continue as the leader of Facebook (somewhere, the Winklevoss twins are howling with laughter). In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that.

Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?

The Realtime Report

So far, at least 125,000 Americans have answered yes to the above question. Your location is very, very valuable to marketers. Are you willing to offer them that information, around the clock, in exchange for $5 and $10 gift cards — as well as the occasional bigger prize?

WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy Change & What It Means For Brands


If you’ve not gotten the notification yet or simply clicked Agree without reading, here’s some news, WhatsApp is changing its terms and privacy policy. However, this new update answers a lot of questions and speculations we had when Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 Billion.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues. On the surface, some may feel that online privacy is only a concern for those attempting to hide their internet activities. Online privacy is an issue that impacts ALL of us.

Was Privacy An Anomaly All Along?

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The more important question, for all of us, is this: is our data safe? So, are we all ready for a post-privacy world or have we been living it for a long time already? . Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7

10 Types of Questions That Get Shared on Social Media Like Crazy

Rebekah Radice

One of the most effective ways to use visual marketing is to pair it with the power of questions. Asking questions can speed up fan and follower growth, interaction, and engagement. Want to learn how to use questions to your advantage and what type of questions you should be asking?

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Privacy, Frictionless Sharing, and Hasah Elahi

The Way of the Web

I originally wrote about Hasan Elahi four years ago following an article in Wired, which described how he was incorrectly questioned by the FBI, and the Tracking Transcience project he began as a result to share everything about his life – where he was, what he was eating, his purchases etc. (

Social Media Networking: Gone Is The Luxury of Privacy

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One question I often ask is, "What does social media mean to you?". Gone is the luxury of privacy. . To the people who are authentically and bravely exploring what it's like to create and nurture relationships without the luxury of privacy. How would you answer that question?

Entrepreneurs: Find Your Purpose with 16 Questions

Jon Loomer

But looking back, these are ultimately the important questions I needed to ask myself to determine which path to take. Think about the problems they are facing and the questions they may be asking. This question is important. I cherish a level of privacy. The post Entrepreneurs: Find Your Purpose with 16 Questions appeared first on Jon Loomer Digital. [NOTE: This is the second in a series of posts exploring the topic of entrepreneurship.

25 No-Fail Social Media Questions to Establish Meaningful Relationships

Rebekah Radice

Ask questions! With questions, you can dig deeper, gaining insight into the people sharing space within your social media world. In it are 100 social media questions and a step-by-step to help you get the conversation started. 25 No-Fail Social Media Questions.

The 5-Step Secret To Facebook Timeline Privacy Bliss

Shift Digital

Here are 5 things you need to do right now to attain Facebook Timeline privacy bliss prior to activating the new Timeline profile. Clean up all drunk, overly sexy, questionable or embarrassing content on your profile. You can change the privacy level for each status update if you wish.

In the Future, We'll All Have 15 Minutes of Privacy

Social Media Marketing

It seems more relevant now than ever, thanks to some developments last week that touched on the concept of privacy. But on second blush, that's a LOT of data that people have the potential to share, without realizing what it means to their privacy. Go to your to your privacy settings --> Applications and Websites and uncheck box at the bottom. And if those didn't answer your questions, GigaOm has Your Mom's Guide to Those Facebook Changes.

3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring

Waxing UnLyrical

But with more and more monitoring platforms gobbling up big data, and as individuals become increasingly concerned about their personal privacy rights online, social media privacy training and social media surveillance training have become equally critical.

Is Klout Really Accessing Your Protected Tweets?


” , which concentrated on some of Klout’s privacy issues. Megan Berry , commented on my post and disputed my claim that privacy might be at risk. Blog Klout Social Media ethics influence klout klout concern klout score privacy breach twitter policy

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Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout


Klout has made some dramatic changes in the past few weeks, which has led the Social Media ecosystem to ask many questions about Klout’s brand credibility and business agenda. Is Klout Answering Questions, or Simply Playing Politician and Spinning all Facts?

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How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout


The Real question now is, how can the scores of disabled accounts be seen in 3rd party applications? If you are not satisfied with their response, you have the right to seek help with your Privacy Commissioner in your country. LATES UPDATE.

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Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know


Therefore the most important question that needs to be answered is the notion of “commercial” What kind of use constitutes commercial use, and therefore exceeds the limits of what is allowed with the viewer? Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies


—————– Your privacy is important to us. Your privacy is important to us. Read our privacy policy.”. One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?


There are many concerns and questions being raised daily on social media. Many have questions and concerns in regard to Klout and I have been contacted directly as I tend to be one of the few willing to step up and ask what many are asking. Klout & Privacy Issue.

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Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

SocMed Sean

Today, Cassie shares some insights about privacy issues related specifically to Facebook. You can also check out some of Cassie’s other tips on Twitter at @SecureThoughtsC Facebook Privacy is an on-going concern.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

No question. It means giving up one’s privacy. Facebook in particular is notorious for privacy issues.

Journalism 101, Facebook-Style

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We’ve heard from journalists that they need more information when deciding between setting up a page or a profile and about how to manage privacy settings. Facebook last week launched a series of online courses for journalists via its Blueprint global training program.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

If you have to question if it is spam you are posting, then it probably is. Make sure to check your game feeds and notifications privacy settings. The importance of managing your privacy by being careful who you let into your Facebook network.

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

Almost Savvy

I’ve been inundated with questions like, “How do I…?” ” The even better news is that you’re now invited to join me online to uncover answers to your questions. How do I customize my privacy setting so only the right people see my information?

Gross Hacker Marketing

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and making me, the potential customer, the main spammer in question. privacy. Do you want customers or email addys? They're not the same thing. Customers, right? Then start acting like it. Most brands seem to be on this strange run for information acquisition over customer acquisition.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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A simple question and answer exchange online may appear to be with another person, when in fact it is simply with a bot. The ability for consumers to ask brands questions, order services, buy products, get customer service, additional information, and more is not something to quickly dismiss. privacy. Hello, Human. When you open the new Quartz news app , it takes a few minutes to get your bearings. This is not your father's news app.

Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face

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With all of the scrutiny from privacy advocates, Facebook continues to make significant and positive strides in assuring the population that our ability to tag (and untag) photos of ourselves that are posted by others in their online social network is easily done. Some might argue that Facebook could do more to protect these rights, while some would argue that the privacy settings are fairly straightforward and award a high degree of user control. privacy. privacy advocates.

ORGCon 2012: My experience and thoughts

The Way of the Web

There’s never been a more important time to be aware of the issues around Digital Rights, whether your main concern is copyright, privacy, or internet access. Copyright Digital Culture events Piracy Privacy copyright digital rights intellectual property orgcon 2012 privacy

Instapocalypse and the Permission War

Geoff Livingston

Instagram violated the basic tenants of permission and data privacy for marketing, forcing people to surrender their photos for commercialization. Brands want to become a part of your mobile experience, for many it’s a question of survival. Image by tres.jolie.

The Price Of Personalization

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It''s a serious question. It''s a question that most consumers don''t ask themselves, but they should. In my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete , I delve much deeper into the problem of how marketers have done a terrible job of explaining the difference between privacy and personalization. Why we must not confuse privacy with personalization. privacy. privacy regulator. What kind of advertising do you want?

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You Are The Company That You Keep

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It's a question of scruples: is what you do off of the company's time any of the company's business? It's hard to answer "yes" to that question. I'm currently reading Jeff Jarvis ' latest business book, Public Parts , and it is - without question - challenging me to think very differently about the concept of privacy. privacy.

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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There is still one slightly unchartered territory that will - without question - be the last mile in marketing. Is this marketing at its finest or another privacy concern for consumers? privacy. Apple acquired a company last week. It's something to pay attention to. It is the ability for a brand to deliver contextual and highly targeted marketing at the local retail level. We may be inching ever-closer to this reality.

The Permanent Brand

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" The question was asked more times that I could count last week in Las Vegas while attending a conference. Privacy and hacking concerns notwithstanding, brands that have emotional connections with consumers will be doing everything they can (and more) to further deepen this direct relationship as technology, data and our inherent desire to be connected continues to blossom. privacy. Have you ever read a book about branding?

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). But imagine that you did have a question, or something wasn’t working quite right, and you wanted to contact Facebook for assistance. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The reaction to the privacy changes was mixed. Have you adjusted your privacy settings?