Category Archives: Privacy

Social Media Privacy – What Are Your Expectations?

Generally when you talk to someone about the notion of privacy on social media you get one of two reactions.  Either you get “well there is no privacy there, so it’s all public, right.”  Or, you get “I am so … Continue reading

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What Walks, Talks and is Worth $100? You – Social Media Value Exchange

Nothing in life is ever free, even free accounts in social media platforms and email platforms.  We always dismiss those that tell us to beware of things that are too good to be true.  We like things to be too … Continue reading

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Are Privacy Advocates the Don Quixotes of the Digital Age?

Your personal information is under a privacy assault every day, from yourself.  I have long-held that most people would give up a treasure trove of information if they got something valuable in return.  The key is what is that value.  … Continue reading

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Put Privacy Truly First – Design It In From The Beginning, or Else!

If you are fearful about the pitfalls that privacy missteps can bring to your brand, you need to start at the beginning and bake it in to everything you do.  The more time you spend up front designing privacy into … Continue reading

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Data Privacy – The User Rules, or They Should

How often do you revisit and audit your privacy practices regarding collection and use of user information.  Earlier this year we had a big kerfuffle over government practices and platforms turning over information to them.  While maybe not topical to … Continue reading

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Making Privacy Transparency Work For You

It seems like privacy issues have been front of mind way too much lately.  Today will be no different.  But let’s look at it a little differently.  Do user’s appreciate data transparency or is it a case of information overload.  … Continue reading

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Shopper Tracking – Should You Opt-Out? Can You?

Everyday location privacy is getting harder and hard to control for consumers, and trends in consumer behavior analysis are making it even harder.  I talked about this back in July when I wrote about store Wi-Fi tracking.  Today I am … Continue reading

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