Facebook’s Privacy Settings (Infographic)
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Let’s face it: Most Facebook users just don’t understand the privacy options available to them, despite numerous initiatives by the social network to address this issue. Facebook Infographics Intella privacy Privacy Settings safety security Vound Software
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
Parsing Social Networks
JULY 24, 2012
In the era of niche social networks we are left with many choices for tools and conversations. A recent discussion on Ken Mueller’s blog about the creep factor online caused me to reflect on parsing social networks for professional success and personal enjoyment. The above chart shows how I integrate my eight most visited social networks in my life.
Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics
JANUARY 26, 2017
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. Privacy Basics gives you tips for things like securing your account, understanding who can see posts and knowing what your profile looks like to others. Readers: Have you ever accessed Facebook’s Privacy Basics?
The Social/Anti-Social Network
JULY 16, 2011
Online social networking continues to change and evolve. That is mind-blowing, impressive and not all that surprising when you consider how popular platforms like Twitter and Facebook are, and how people are looking for newer/cooler social networking experiences. Google + lets you be selectively social. In tinkering with Google + and listening to what some of the cool kids have to say about it online, it's very clear that the majority of people see Google + almost like an online social networking "do-over!" anti-social network.
Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media
MAY 18, 2011
This is what I was talking about in this post on privacy and facebook facial tagging and recognition -. augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacyAlexKilpatrick. Viewdle – Photo and Video Face Tagging from Viewdle on Vimeo. Facial recognition for secure access. Useful.
Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need
The Social Media Hat
MAY 30, 2016
Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.
Facebook graph search and your privacy
MAY 5, 2013
Public information will come up in search queries so if you have content on Facebook that you don’t want the world to see it’s time to button down your privacy settings. This infographic from the people at Marketo illustrates how Graph Search affects users and gives advice on customizing privacy settings for better control. How Facebook Graph Search Affects Your Privacy infographic by Marketo. Related posts: Psychology of social networking. Women in social media. Facebook Graph Search Privacy Settings [INFOGRAPHIC]. Related articles.
Three Facts about Online Privacy
OCTOBER 31, 2011
The next interview on The Engaging Brand podcast is about online privacy with Terence Craig - co author of Privacy and Big Data. Ahead of the show Terence has shared with us 3 facts about online privacy which we should all know. Don’t assume that local laws will protect your privacy – privacy laws differ markedly and which laws that apply to your data is a guessing game.
Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?
MAY 5, 2011
The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. What with Tom Tom selling our GPS data to the police that then book us for speeding, and facial recognition connecting our faces to our social networks and the privacy implications that entails, are we thinking enough about the big issues in our rush to upload, tag and share content in online communities? Oh goody!
Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
Will be the second biggest revenue earner in the Social Economy. . As Google and Facebook try by force to remove anonymity from the web, is privacy no longer seen as a funamental right? We take a look at the legal, social and media perspectives and ask the question is it really that important? Lets explore Pseudonymity vs Anonymity and the repercussions with Accountability.
The Power of Google+: Privacy "Circles" the Entire Experience
Stay N' Alive
JUNE 29, 2011
Facebook has always had one strength that no other social network (other than perhaps FriendFeed ) has seemed to fully get: The fact that you could add friends to lists, and target your updates so only those lists, and specific people you chose, can see the updates you post. Not just that, but the default privacy setting on Google+ is nothing. I have to let everyone into my network, and as a result, they have to let me into theirs. The biggest thing Google did right this time around is they did what no other social network was doing. It's that simple.
The Other Side Of Privacy
MAY 16, 2011
You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. From newer media initiatives (think Facebook Beacon ) to cyber-attacks (see what Sony has been dealing with ), not a week goes by that some sort of privacy breach or plans for a corporation to do something funky with consumer's data isn't in the news. I've said it before and I'll say it again, if you join an online social network or sign-up to an online service, its incumbent on you to review and understand the terms and conditions. The other side of privacy. privacy.
AUGUST 30, 2016
Social Networking Stats: Are Social Media Passwords Fair Game for Colleges, Employers? 13 States Say No.
The Realtime Report
JANUARY 17, 2014
The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Employers, Universities Denied Access to Social Media Passwords of Prospective Workers, Students. The answer is still up in the air, which means employers and universities are free to ask for social media access.
MARCH 8, 2013
2012 didn’t end well for social networking and the ever-looming subject of online privacy. Popular social sites like Facebook have been the subject of privacy concerns for years, but users are starting to hold companies accountable for their actions – making others rethink the way they take on Internet privacy. Instagram Hates You.
A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Networking
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Online social networking sites permit you to get together and bond with new friends. The majority of the popular online social networking sites permit users to bond with new friends from across the world. You can make use of various online social networking sites to get together and keep in touch with like-minded people who share your interests. Tweet This!
Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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. Additional actions are required to make full use of the web AND to protect your privacy.
Privacy, Frictionless Sharing, and Hasah Elahi
The Way of the Web
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Unless you’re doing it to devalue government information agencies, in which case you’re far more interesting than your choice in mainstream pop suggests… social networks autoposting facebook frictionless sharing sharing spotifyMy original post is here ). Way before frictionless sharing became available to us all!
How many social networks can you handle?
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
I like to consider myself pretty tech and social media savvy. However, I have recently found myself pondering how many networks I could realistically handle on a personal basis. In my day job, I am constantly evaluating networks and what resources would be needed to add them to the company’s mix. We’re social beings so adding another network can’t hurt right?
JANUARY 11, 2013
If you were to do a Google search for some of the top social networking sites , you’ll almost certainly stumble across a news story concerning privacy issues with user data. After an intense user backlash and a decline in numbers, Instagram pledged to readjust its terms to tighten up privacy. This is where social networking is going in 2013.
Do Americans Trust Facebook?
The Realtime Report
APRIL 4, 2014
Who do you think is most likely to VIOLATE YOUR PRIVACY? Once again, Americans are not very comfortable with Facebook – over one-quarter of those surveyed think Facebook is most likely to violate their privacy. Social Media Statistics Facebook Google IRS NSA privacy social networking statistics trust The Internal Revenue Service or IRS 35%.
Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.
JULY 15, 2010
If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays! Elaine Kirk said: RT @IreneKoehler: Just Because We’re Social Networking “Friends” Doesn’t Mean I’ll Go To 3rd Base With You [link] [.]
6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway
JUNE 20, 2011
Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. This surfaces in posts like Social Media Skepticism , 5 reasons why social media skeptics maybe right and Business social networking: where’s the ROI? 6 Reasons Social Media Sucks.
Removing Trending Articles From Your Facebook Timeline
MAY 22, 2012
2) In the top right, drop down the triangle and choose Privacy Settings from the menu. Facebook Featured Social Media facebook privacy social media social networking tipsFacebook does it again! First, it was adding ads to your timeline , next it was posting articles and updates based on what your friends were doing. Ok…let’s get to it. Cheers!
Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy
JULY 12, 2010
How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos? Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? shameless promotion.
Social Networks and Privacy
JUNE 17, 2010
I’m a bit more pragmatic than some of my co-panelists on what privacy we can actually have in this day and age. This is especially true when you are on multiple networks. Think of your online conversations as an aggregate whole and not just one network at a time. I’m trying to keep my focus in this case on activists and their issues with privacy online.
How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant
NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Think about it: what possible incentive would there be to cede the autonomy that other social networks offer? Jim Dougherty is chief writer and ringleader at leaderswest.com , a social media and technology blog that sometimes veers into the bizarre but never into the mundane. Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Social Media facebook privacy in social media teenagers and social networks
Settlement Announced For Facebook Privacy
Small Business Mavericks
DECEMBER 3, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that a settlement has been reached in regards to Facebook’s privacy practices. Facebook will now have to conduct privacy audits every two years for the next 20 years. Facebook had made some changes to its privacy notices and did not give user’s a choice if they wanted their information used or not. Social Media facebook publicity Reputation Management social networkingIt looks as if Facebook has gotten its hands slapped. Facebook was sharing user information with outside developers.
Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’
OCTOBER 1, 2010
The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? Managing these multiple login systems from all these social networks is cumbersome due to changing APIs, protocols. Or do I interpret this wrong?
[COMIC] The Facebook Quota
JUNE 25, 2013
While I do love connecting with my friends, family and colleagues on Facebook, sometimes the drama of the social network gets to be a bit too much. Facebook Featured Humor People Social Media best practices comic comic strip facebook humor privacy Enjoy the comic and, as always, comments are welcome Cheers! –Sean.
3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Advanced social media monitoring skills are a critical component of effective social media communications. This is why social media monitoring training is so important. It’s becoming increasingly risky to empower workers to listen to social media conversations for work without providing mandatory privacy awareness training. Guest Post by Eric Schwartzman .
25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started
JULY 16, 2011
the search giant’s big social initiative, has arrived and there’s a lot to learn. Facebook’s threat to Google’s domination of the Web was a wake-up call that ignited the development of the new social platform. and Canada , the network’s exponential growth frightened Google’s leadership into taking action. Google refers to Google+ as a “project” rather than a product, stressing that its goal is to make Google itself more social rather than being a standalone social network that competes directly with Facebook. “It’s
Judge Confirms: You Have No Privacy. Get Over It.
MAY 7, 2010
My old boss, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said , in 2003, “You have no privacy. Today I read on Evan Brown’s awesome Internet Cases Blog , that a New York criminal court judge, ruling last month in an Internet privacy suit, said: “In this day of wide dissemination of thoughts and messages through transmissions which are vulnerable to interception and readable by unintended parties, armed with software, spyware, viruses and cookies spreading capacity; the concept of internet privacy is a fallacy upon which no one should rely..
We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed
MARCH 21, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact We’re Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed by Pam Dyer on March 21, 2010 Share If you had any doubt about the extent to which Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms have taken over people’s lives, stats like these should help put them to rest. Great post.
Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos
JANUARY 29, 2012
No decent socks either… Things to consider: risk assessment (low risk, high risk), the invisible audience (who is watching, how do you know), are you taking privacy away as a choice for kids when they get older (their life is already online cos mum put up there), perhaps there’s a safety pointer too – everyone will know what your kids look like, and the “global neighbourhood village” will come into play, as a crowdsourced “Net Curtain Flicking” LOL. Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Who will see them?
Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout
DECEMBER 2, 2011
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. They did not answer the many concerns, questions or open debates in regard to many issues being asked of them on all Social Media forums. PRIVACY & OPT-OUT MYSTERY. KLOUT TRANSPARENCY. Period.
Google Settles with FTC over Deceptive Privacy Practices Related to Google Buzz Social Network
MARCH 30, 2011
Google today has officially agreed to settle charges by the United States Federal Trade Commission that Google used “deceptive tactics and “violated its own privacy promises to consumers when Google launched their social network called Google Buzz , in 2010. The proposed settlement bars Google from “future privacy misrepresentations, requires it to implement a comprehensive privacy program, and calls for regular, independent privacy audits for the next 20 years.. EU Safe Harbor privacy framework. Social Networking
A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies
JUNE 14, 2013
Twitter Expands Mute Feature to Notifications, Updates Safety Initiatives
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
The social network said in a blog post that users will be able to mute keywords, phrases and entire conversations from their notifications, with the feature “rolling out to everyone in the coming days.”. Twitter updated its efforts to enable users to avoid seeing abusive content and content they have no interest in , highlighted by expanding its mute feature to notifications.