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Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

on March 24, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

Lately we have seen Facebook prompting users who share public content in a ‘Privacy Check-Up’. In an effort to make sure users are sharing their updates with the correct audience, Facebook has been prompting users who share Public Content to verify what audience their posts should reach: This is especially useful for younger audiences who […]

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Google+ shoving Instant Upload on us?

on February 16, 2012 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google+ shoving Instant Upload on us?

Google has rolled out an update to their Google Plus iPhone application, very prominently trying to get users to turn on Instant Upload. What is Instant Upload? Every time you take a photo or video on your phone this will be automatically uploaded to your Google Plus account when you open the Google+ app. Thankfully […]

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Thank your … uh?

on February 13, 2012 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Thank your ... uh?

I’ve never been a big fan of the “TMI” trend (too much information). But there are just some things you shouldn’t share on the Internet. Thankyourwank.com is one of them. Yes, that’s right. Just when you thought the Internet couldn’t surprise you, along comes a site where you can personally thank the individual you fantasised […]

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Facebook Settles with FTC

on November 30, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Settles with FTC

Facebook has today settled a dispute with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Facebook made a number of ‘privacy mistakes’ with its users such as: In December 2009 making your Friends list public without approval or warning. 3rd Party Facebook Applications were getting a lot more user data that specified on the site. Facebook has […]

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Personal Branding Considerations

on November 10, 2011 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Personal Branding Considerations

When you are branding yourself online through social media or other digital channels – there are a number of considerations you should think about when posting content, pictures, videos and so on. Fact is that using social media channels to create your personal brand and online identity can be very effective, but we want to […]

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Google to close Google Buzz

on October 15, 2011 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google to close Google Buzz

Google has decided they will be shutting down their older social network, Google Buzz which was launched last year. Google Buzz is somewhat similar to Twitter by users being able to post short status updates. This has been expected for sometime as they focus their efforts on the Google Plus product. When Buzz was launched […]

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Facebook Updates Privacy Controls

on September 2, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Updates Privacy Controls

Facebook has updated their privacy controls to make managing your personal data easier. The area of the site I am talking about is this page: http://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=privacy One advantage Google Plus has was the ability to choose who you share a status update with – either your friends, a certain list of people or everyone. Facebook […]

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Linked Privacy Blunder with Social Advertising?

on August 9, 2011 | Advertising LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Linked Privacy Blunder with Social Advertising?

It seems LinkedIn has rolled out a new feature on the site whereby it can use your name and photo in their Social Advertising products. I had no idea about this until I saw people mentioning the change in their LinkedIn profile streams. Whilst many members may not mind about the change and their personal […]

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Have we giving too much information to Facebook, Apple and Google?

Have we giving too much information to Facebook, Apple and Google?

Have we shared too much of our personal info with Facebook, Apple and Google? Facebook now has 500 million users globally, with 250 million logging in daily. The average user is creating 90 pieces of content each month. To use a Facebook application the user must give the application access to their personal information. At […]

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