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).

Do Americans Trust Facebook?

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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.

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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.

Social Media News Ticker: Pinterest Adds Place Pins, Vine Goes Global

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Facebook amends privacy policy by removing line on minors – Facebook has updated its user privacy policies, including removing language about how teenagers’ content can be used in ads (Bloomberg).

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

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It means giving up one’s privacy. Facebook in particular is notorious for privacy issues. Gone are the days of conducting expensive surveys and focus groups to find out what your prospects are thinking.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Reddit: Facebook.

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

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In their latest “Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing,” Econsultancy and Adobe share survey data revealing the sectors exploring this technology: Consumer goods: 33%. Second, location-based marketing can be perceived as pushing the envelope when it comes to consumer privacy.

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Only 66% Of Companies Agree: Social Media Poses Significant Risk To Brand Reputation

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According to Altimeter’s survey of 92 professionals involved in social media risk management, damage to brand reputation was the risk considered significant or critical by 66% of respondents, the largest percentage.

China: The State of Social Media


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. Privacy. Guest post written by Jens H. Nielsen, IT Entrepreneur.

Social Networks Have Little Influence on What You Buy Online


At launch it caused a privacy outcry that led to a class action complaint , which was settled when Google agreed to pay $8.5 But it would have been a dud even if it didn’t cause privacy problems. Google is very worried about the growth of Facebook, and with good reason.

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Attack of the Consumer! The Many Ways Consumers Can Put You Out of Business Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is broadly defined to include anything from unclear landing pages, a lack of a privacy policy, misleading ads, or unclear billing practices. Conduct and act upon a Net Promoter Survey. This is a guest post by David Rodnitzky.

Measuring Social Media ROI


eMarketer reported in September that 86% of those who responded to a survey of professionals from various industries said they had adopted social technologies.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing


Use it to: Enable your audience to send customer service questions and product inquiries and receive a visual response from you Send customers “thank you” pictures when they make purchases Send coupons, press releases, surveys, etc.

We don’t discuss politics on Facebook, right?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Well this advice seems to hold true according a new survey by the Pew Research Center ’s Internet & American Life Project that on social networking sites. The survey suggests that when people are on Facebook or Twitter many are not particularly passionate about politics. Pew – Most users choose restricted privacy settings while profile ?pruning? Image by Getty Images via @daylife. They say you should never discuss politics or religion, right?

13 Business Goals You Can Achieve Through Email Marketing

Convince & Convert

Tools such as 123ContactForm and SurveyMonkey allow you to build detailed surveys from scratch and embed them inside emails in an instant. Amazon uses its own built-in survey tool in the example above. A more generally targeted extension of reviews within emails are surveys and polls.

This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013

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Yahoo gets with the program, Google makes some major overhauls, Nutella goes nuts on a fan, teens know how to use privacy settings (and Twitter!), A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

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While maintaining patient-doctor privacy boundaries and following regulations is important, avoiding social media isn’t the solution. Your child has come down with a rasping cough.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan


Although this has raised privacy issues, I think these will be sorted out. Four out of five teens carry a wireless device; the majority (57%) view their cell phone as the key to their social life (Source: CTIA survey, Teenagers: A Generation Unplugged).

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Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

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And what about privacy? While the technology may raise privacy concerns among some users, according to a study by mobile marketing firm Swirl Network, 77% of consumers are ok with sharing location data “in exchange for something of value.”

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


Privacy Policy Questions. Unable To Change Privacy Of Post. Privacy Rights – Photo Removal Request. Dispute Survey. Report a Privacy Rights Violation. Your Feedback about Privacy Settings.

Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013


However, private individuals are protected by the privacy offered by the platform. The rankings of the employers on the platform are based on survey respondents, who are asked about their opinions on working in a particular firm. Searching for a good employment position is no easy feat.

An Explicit Link Between PRISM and Social Media Intelligence

Net-Savvy Executive

People seem to be expecting a sort of semi-privacy online, but the technology doesn''t have that distinction. Here are the organizations mentioned, along with links to some of their relevant work: Big Brother Watch : Online Privacy Survey.

Some Social Tools You Should Know About

Direct Marketing Observations

UserVoice creates engaging survey forms on Facebook and other sites to solicit feedback from fans and visitors. PinBoard is a really smart, user-centric, privacy-focused social bookmarking platform. Thanks to the folks at imediaconnection , I give you 15 social tools you should know about. Friend or Follow tells users whom they’re not following on Twitter. helps users manage customer service at scale on Facebook and Twitter.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing


Send coupons, press releases, surveys, etc. Be sure to respect your users’ privacy and use these tactics in moderation so you don’t come across as a spammer. Instagram is a powerful tool for establishing a visual brand identity.

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

Rebekah Radice

Survey. We value your privacy and would never spam you. Are you struggling to improve social media engagement ? Does interaction across each social network feel like a never-ending challenge? If you’re ready to beef up your social presence, visual marketing is the answer.

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The Internet Needs A Morning After Pill

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The survey covered Facebook, Twitter , Instagram , Pinterest , Tumblr and other popular social media. Yes, we''ve made some inroads helping consumers to better understand and use their privacy settings (according to the same news item, "82% of young social media users say that they pay at least some attention to their privacy settings. We''re looking for filters, privacy settings and better technology to solve this. privacy settings. Buyer''s remorse.

The 6 Ways Digital Marketers Can Help Customers

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You can use the following methods to gather data and make your clients feel valuable: Surveys. Privacy settings, etc. 2560 1340 “If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell six friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000.”. Jeff Bezos (Founder and CEO of Amazon). Customer support is undoubtedly a crucial aspect of any online business.

Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Which are the top tools and apps: The results 27/09/2010 by Gemma Went A couple of weeks ago I started a survey to find out which business tools and apps you guys can’t live without.

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks


They need to be taught the importance of privacy and personal space, the value of real relationships, and to be aware of their own self worth. Facebook, the world’s leading social network, trampled the privacy rights of well informed technically literate adults.

Digital disruptor: How Bitcoin is driving innovation in entertainment, media and communications


PwC commissioned an online consumer survey to gather awareness, attitudes and behaviors about Bitcoin. My friend David Neff has written an excellent white paper about Bitcoin for PwC.

11 massively doable ways to increase conversions with better forms

Convince & Convert

Simple steps like providing a prominent link to a privacy policy or including third-party credibility boosters like security badges can increase trust and correspondingly, conversions. This is the same as skip logic on surveys, but used in forms.

If Size Matters, Social Media is Huge in the US


In a survey of 1,700 Internet users, researchers found that 73% engage in social media at least once a week. According to Nielsen’s survey, 32.7 pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact If Size Matters, Social Media is Huge in the U.S.

Blogger: Redirecting

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Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 GooglePush-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware.

An Overview of Bulletin Board Focus Groups


The stimuli ranges from steaming video to web pages to electronic documents to surveys, among other options. Second, the anonymity and self-paced nature of bulletin boards provide additional comfort to participants in the privacy of their answers.

The Complete Guide to Instagram Ads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Advertising on Instagram

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A survey by Strata in 2016 found that 63 percent of US ad agency professionals planned to use Instagram ads for their clients. Facebook surveyed 11,000 young adults (13 to 24) across 13 markets and discovered that some of the most popular topics on Instagram are: fashion/beauty.

Why I’m Not Renewing My PRWeek Subscription

Waxing UnLyrical

Over and above this, I was told: Renewing your PRWeek subscription will ensure you continue to receive all the latest industry news, surveys, and special reports. When it comes to creating surveys that are applicable to their business prospects, they almost never do it. Last week.

Guess Who is Back on Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Citing privacy concerns and not wanting strangers to know where I was every moment I checked in to a location, I deleted my Foursquare account 14 months ago. Forrester Research recently surveyed 37,000 mobile users and in its report issued this month, a mere 2% of those users had Foursquare accounts. Is the concern of privacy real or imagined?

Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing In A Big Way


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing in a Big Way by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Integrated marketing services provider Alterian today released the results of their seventh annual survey on social media marketing adoption. The survey covered 1068 marketing professionals worldwide (actually, it was 98% North America and Europe and only 2% Asia Pacific and other regions).

Why Aren’t You Using the New Twitter Customer Service Features?

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In fact about 51% of Americans surveyed by Twitter have admitted to switching service providers solely based on their customer service experience. Using Twitter for customer service is not only convenient for consumers, but also for your business.

Ensure Your Business Looks Good Online

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To keep this from happening, companies like , provide ORM as well as Internet privacy protection to clients. A privacy policy can’t hurt either. Time mentions a 2010 study by Microsoft and Cross-Tab, a market-research agency, which found 78 percent of surveyed U.S.