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2-Step Verification and the Perils of a Poor User Experience (on Google)

MinterDial
How important is your privacy? It’s important, right? And, if you were asked about the importance of your security, you would inevitably also put a high value on your protection, right?
2-Step Verification and the Perils of a Poor User Experience (on Google)

Don’t Get Into That Van (and Other Social Engagement Tips)

Randy Milanovic
In the world of social media, just as in real life, a lot of people pay attention to protecting their children and loved ones but don't give enough thought to insulating themselves from scams, snake oil salesmen, and worse. We tell young people not to share too much personal information and to be especially skeptical about the people they meet over the Internet… but how many of us adults follow that advice ourselves?
Don’t Get Into That Van (and Other Social Engagement Tips)

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Jennifer Bourne
Whether you are looking for a job or simply want to check how much Facebook knows and can share about you, here are easy steps to protect your privacy on the most popular social network.
How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Facebook's Been Running Psychological Experiments On You

Avtar Ram Singh
Felt a little lower or happier than usual for a week in January 2012? It might have been because of an "experiment" Facebook conducted on you. Facebook identified 689,003 English-speaking users to run a psychological experiment on for the duration of a week.
Facebook's Been Running Psychological Experiments On You

Gain Consumer Confidence by Respecting Privacy With Your Big Data Marketing

Jayson Bowden
Digital marketers seem to be too engrossed in using more innovative means of marketing their business that there is one aspect of their digital marketing that should be a high concern yet often neglected as it can give a better and a long term turning point of their business success and that is privacy.
Gain Consumer Confidence by Respecting Privacy With Your Big Data Marketing

6 SMS Marketing Ideas For Small Business

jasonclegg
I'm a big fan of SMS marketing (text message marketing). I firmly believe SMS is going to take off in the next year and begin to outpace other forms of marketing (like email marketing, for example) in both popularity with consumers and effectiveness for small businesses.
6 SMS Marketing Ideas For Small Business

Opposites Don't Attract, They Cooperate: Regulation and Enterprise Social Media

Kelsey Arnold
We invited Joanna Belbey of Actiance, Inc., Tom Chernaik of Command Post, and DeShelia Spann, Digital Marketing Manager at Eaton, to steer us in our exclusive, live webinar: Charting the Course for Enterprise Social Media in a Regulated Industry, on
 Tuesday, June 24, at 12 p.m. EST / 9 a.m. PST.
Opposites Don't Attract, They Cooperate: Regulation and Enterprise Social Media

What Two Ruined Reputations Can Teach Us about Avoiding Personal Privacy and Social Media Mishaps

Joe Chierotti
Rakesh "Rocky" Agrawal was a newly hired strategy guide for PayPal when he let loose with a series of twitter posts, which ended his position at PayPal. Donald Sterling is the former owner of the L.A. Clippers. Earlier this year, his reputation was ruined when a private conversation that was secretly recorded was made public.
What Two Ruined Reputations Can Teach Us about Avoiding Personal Privacy and Social Media Mishaps

Everything You Thought You Knew About Privacy Is Wrong: The Snowden Legacy

mayapaveza
The average American believes that when they post a private message on Facebook, send an instant message on Google, or use SnapChat, that only the party the message is intended for is the person who will receive it. The truth is, the Constitution does not guarantee you the “right to privacy” in the way you may think it does.
Everything You Thought You Knew About Privacy Is Wrong: The Snowden Legacy

8 Infamous Data Breaches That Help Build Our Collective Data Militia

El Umbel
Big data has big implications for our future, but anyone would be remiss to overlook the possible security issues inherent in the big data industry. As with the birth of all new technology, the learning curve associated with understanding and ultimately perfectly securing our collected big data is steep.
8 Infamous Data Breaches That Help Build Our Collective Data Militia