Social Networks and Privacy

Janet Fouts

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.

The 2012 Social Networking Privacy Policy

Webbiquity SMM

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. This is where social networking is going in 2013. Social Media Marketing

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances. Top 5 must know news and information from the world of social media for this week. Infographic: What social networks are doing to protect your information. Twitter updates privacy policy and terms of service.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence.

The Future of Social Networks | Social Media Citizens

Social Media Citizens

Everyone who likes you will listen Social media has started from the idea of opines and transparency. At those days bloggers ceternaly didn’t hide much and privacy concern was the last thing to worry about. on Interview with Social Media Citizen: Johan Ronnestam ??????

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks

Socialized

Everyone’s talking about the launch of Togetherville , a social network designed to bring parents and their kids together with the goal of learning responsible social networking. In other words, they are not using a social network.

Evolution of Privacy on Facebook

Mindjumpers

During the last couple of years, Facebook’s default privacy settings have become more and more permissive – and often with great confusion to the users. I have found this chart that illustrates Facebook’s evolution of privacy from the early days in 2005 up until recently.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

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.

Social Networking Terms of Use in 2013

Firebelly

2012 didn’t end well for social networking and the ever-looming subject of online privacy. The overwhelmingly negative feedback from Instagram users caused the social network to recant on that aspect of its changes, but the damage was done.

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Networking

Idaconcpts

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.

Facebook graph search and your privacy

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

Google Settles with FTC over Deceptive Privacy Practices Related to Google Buzz Social Network

Bill Hartzer

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. According to the FTC, this is the “first time an FTC settlement order has required a company to implement a comprehensive privacy program to protect the privacy of consumers’ information.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Privacy Policy Questions. Social Media Facebook

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tom

Social Networking Stats: Are Social Media Passwords Fair Game for Colleges, Employers? 13 States Say No.

The Realtime Report

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.

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts. In this week's top 5 must-know social media news, we see major social networks rolling out initiatives to protect privacy and increase transparency. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

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 privacy

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

The new Facebook Groups were promoted as a better way to communicate and share content only with those who are in your appropriate social circle, rather than sharing everything with everyone. ( There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

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!

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

SocialFish

Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? —————– Your privacy is important to us. Your privacy is important to us. Read our privacy policy.”.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Also a diagram on private to public social networks. And I know that it will sound odd to those who assume that “everything that goes online is for public broadcasting&# but my experience of Facebook is that it was the most private, gated social network online.

Judge Confirms: You Have No Privacy. Get Over It.

Socialized

My old boss, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said , in 2003, “You have no privacy. Brown points out that from a legal standpoint, this statement is both puzzling and unnecessary, but it is nonetheless indicative of a general sentiment that there is no longer any reasonable expectation of online privacy. All of the social networking leaders have stumbled. Facebook has made one privacy screw-up after another.

Path's Privacy Problems Aren't Path's - They're Apple's

Stay N' Alive

The world is up in arms about how the mobile application Path, which I covered here as one of the next social networks to watch, has been sending users' phone directory data back to the service. Technology social ios loopt Apple Path iphone privacy

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. Social Network Analysis. Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

Settlement Announced For Facebook Privacy

Small Business Mavericks

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 networking

China: The State of Social Media

Mindjumpers

A survey done in 2012 by McKinsey, showed that 95 percent of those living in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 cities are registered on a social media site and proves at the same time to be the most active users. The Chinese social media landscape is vast and bubbling with innovation.

The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook Written on July 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , social media 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

Social Network Mass Unfollowing is an Empty Gesture

Socialized

Recently a couple of people told me they were thinking about unfollowing all of their social network friends and starting over. Sometimes it’s done as a “grand gesture&# to convey to the world that the quality of social network relationships matters more than the quantity. I suppose if you were really serious about recouping your privacy you could block all your unwanted followers, but that’s really inconsiderate and pointless as well.

Five Things to Do About Facebook Privacy Other Than Closing Your Account

Socialized

Sure you’re ticked off about Facebook’s abuses of consumer privacy, but does closing your account accomplish anything? Facebook should not make it so hard to maintain personal privacy and should not make clandestine changes to its privacy settings. Under the “Account&# tab on the top right of your screen is a “Privacy Settings&# link. Read and understand the privacy settings, and adjust them to your personal preferences.

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

Unmetric

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. Interestingly, Facebook plans on launching its own mobile ad network.

The Social/Anti-Social Network

Twist Image

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. the most common response is the ability to segment the social graph (Google + calls them, "circles"). It's a different kind of "social."

It’s Time to Rethink Facebook

Direct Marketing Observations

And then there’s that whole contextual advertising thing taking place on the social network. in some cases, upwards of 40% have decided to take “a break” from the social network. So what will it take for these networks, or a future network to succeed?

Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

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.

The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook

Mindjumpers

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

SocMed Sean

She loves social networking and wants to share her knowledge with other users so they can protect themselves, making the internet a safer place. Today, Cassie shares some insights about privacy issues related specifically to Facebook.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

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? One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online.

Applying Social Network Analysis to Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Social network analysis has been a part of social media analysis ( not the same thing ) for a long time, but it hasn't been central to the social media discussion lately. replies Probably weaker than a social network connection, but stronger than a follow.

The Other Side Of Privacy

Twist Image

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. The other side of privacy. The truth is that you decide how much data you're creating and your own level of privacy. privacy.

The Power of Google+: Privacy "Circles" the Entire Experience

Stay N' Alive

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.