Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

PR Daily

The watch word, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is privacy. In a blog post , he added that as he thought about the future of the internet, “I believe a privacy-focused communications platform will become even more important than today’s open platforms.”.

Stressing user privacy, Apple offers a monthly news bundling service

PR Daily

Amid that context, Apple plans to offer a subscription service that would bundle many print magazines and a couple of newspapers into a single offering—all while putting a premium on user privacy. Of particular note, Apple is touting the privacy users will enjoy while browsing.

Is Google Glass Just Another Nail in Privacy’s Coffin?

Melissa Agnes

A look at Google Glass’s privacy issues and terms of service by Judith Delaney, attorney. This leads me to and enforces my second reason for writing this article: The use of Google Glass to invade and violate the privacy of others.

Can you have privacy under a spotlight?

PR in High Definition

There’s no doubt that the recent revelations surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have brought the notion of personal privacy under even greater scrutiny. Do the same privacy rules apply? You can do this by conducting a privacy audit.

Study: Privacy important, but not expected

PR Daily

Most people will tell you they value their privacy—but they expect less and less of it, according to a Pew Research Center study. Though the study revealed American’s attitudes regarding government surveillance, the report contained important information for marketers and PR pros.

Can you have privacy under a spotlight?

PR in High Definition

There’s no doubt that the recent revelations surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have brought the notion of personal privacy under even greater scrutiny. Do the same privacy rules apply? For many companies, this notion of privacy may not just be a personal matter but also a business one. Being in the public eye and under a spotlight poses risks, so how can you still ensure that the person concerned has some level of personal privacy?

Spotify responds to backlash over privacy policy

PR Daily

Privacy super impt. It reads, in part: In our new privacy policy, we indicated that we may ask your permission to access new types of information, including photos, mobile device location, voice controls, and your contacts.

Apple takes swipe at Google and others with privacy-themed billboard

PR Daily

Apple hopes that its strong stance on privacy can help preserve its brand reputation and strong customer bond. CNBC reported : The message, which takes up about 13 floors of building, says: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone” with the URL to Apple’s privacy website.

When A Privacy Breach Is A PR Crisis: How To Avoid It

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The best privacy crisis is the one that doesn’t happen, of course. The post When A Privacy Breach Is A PR Crisis: How To Avoid It appeared first on Crenshaw Communications. What would happen if your emails were disclosed for all to see?

Data, Privacy and Why Solo PR Pros Should Care

Solo PR Pro

The revelations about Cambridge Analytica come at a time when organizations have made privacy changes to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that reshapes privacy laws across Europe (and has an impact around the globe).

AT&T, Comcast and Verizon strike out against internet privacy backlash

PR Daily

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T are promising not to sell users’ browser history in the wake of successful congressional vote last week to get rid of regulations that protected users’ privacy online. Verizon is fully committed to the privacy of our customers.

Samsung answers privacy concerns over TV voice recognition

PR Daily

Some even compared the language to a passage in George Orwell’s “1984”: Left: Samsung SmartTV privacy policy, warning users not to discuss personal info in front of their TV Right: 1984 pic.twitter.com/osywjYKV3W.

WhatsApp takes a stand on privacy by encrypting users’ data

PR Daily

What do you think about WhatsApp recent stance on privacy and encryption? The Apple/FBI row may be over, but users’ security concerns remain high.

How Privacy Conscious Brands Can Gain an Edge on the Competition

Beyond PR

As consumers become warier of digital ads that infringe on their privacy, brands must think of ways to relate to their customers without appearing to intrude on them. Is Privacy Consciousness the New Corporate Social Responsibility?

Privacy PR—are ISPs monitoring, sharing and selling our personal data?

Agility PR Solutions

The post Privacy PR—are ISPs monitoring, sharing and selling our personal data?

5 Questions with Mark Cuban About Online Privacy

David PR Group

It might seem like a contradiction that an executive and celebrity with a huge public persona would be blazing trails for online privacy, but billionaire Mark Cuban is doing just that. Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a star of CNBC’s Shark Tank , takes privacy so seriously that he has multiple business interests devoted to helping individuals and companies send and receive messages and post on social media more securely and more privately. We take privacy seriously.

Privacy vs. progress: protecting users from data-gathering

Media Bullseye

Despite the potential for using data to improve PR efforts, it is important to consider the impact this information can have on the average consumer, as this gathering of data could blossom into a personal privacy issue. Mozilla’s fight for privacy.

THE TRUTH ALWAYS COMES OUT’ – Mark on the privacy injunction in the British Media

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Mark My Words american press british press celebrities celebrity celebrity management Celebrity Relationship divorce injuction press privacy social media truth injunction ixzz45vk5asdu 3526916 threesome mailonline marital dailymail boundariesThe injunction farce shows there are no boundaries in social media, according to a PR and branding consultant. Mark Borkowski said the truth will ultimately come out as it did when football’s Ryan Giggs tried to hide his infidelity.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that. You just read Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy? Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Bits, Bytes and the Ethics of Data

PRSay

Revelations about Cambridge Analytica arrive at a time when organizations are already making privacy changes to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on May 25. The regulation has reshaped privacy laws across Europe, and also applies to U.S.

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Solo PR Twitter Chat: Data Privacy, Social Media and Summer Business Development

Solo PR Pro

Q3: In wake of GDPR, are your clients having more discussions about data and privacy? Q5: Have recent privacy concerns & scandals shifted how your clients view social media? The post Solo PR Twitter Chat: Data Privacy, Social Media and Summer Business Development appeared first on Solo PR Pro. The long-running #solopr Twitter chat is a popular chat for independent and small business pros in public relations, communications, social media and related fields.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

Thought Leadership email privacy employee communications internal communication leadershipAnything written inside an organization should be treated as if it could quickly go public.

Google admits ‘error’ in failing to tell consumers about Nest microphone

PR Daily

But it’s a privacy-conscious world now, where a company like Purism appeals to consumers by selling laptops and phones with hard kill switches for microphones and webcams. Engadget wrote : It’s the latest in a series of privacy-related blunders for the company.

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Why Millennials Won’t Unplug From Facebook

PRSay

Millennials are apathetic about digital privacy. Recent studies show a paradox in the millennial perspective on digital privacy. ” Moreover, 34 percent of respondents in this survey say they don’t worry about their privacy at all.

What You Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines and How They’ve Handled the Crisis of Flight MH370

Melissa Agnes

The Act applies to Malaysia Airlines and they so state in their privacy policy. Malaysia has framed their Act similar to the European Union Directives and other countries are following with EU modeled privacy laws globally. Case Studies Online Privacy Laws and Regulations

GDPR in PR: A European Law That Impacts Everyone

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How Does GDPR Impact PR Agencies? Media Relations Under The New European Data Protection Law

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What Does Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation Mean for your Organization?

Melissa Agnes

Online Privacy Laws and Regulations The Canadian Government has introduced a new Anti-Spam Legislation. This Act takes effect on July 1, 2014 and applies to Canadian organizations or individuals sending commercially electronic messages to other Canadian organizations or individuals.

Physician Internet Defamation: How Doctors Can Deal with False Reviews and Protect Their Reputation

Melissa Agnes

A note about HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is essentially medical privacy legislation that, for purposes of this blog, prevents physicians from discussing patients and information about their health. By Whitney C.

What are the Risks of Social Media Engagement?

HMA Public Relations

Featured Social Media engagement privacy settings risks security social mediaSocial media has become a crucial element for many brands' marketing and customer service success, creating important stakeholder engagement. However, social media engagement can be risky.

3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring

Waxing UnLyrical

But with more and more monitoring platforms gobbling up big data, and as individuals become increasingly concerned about their personal privacy rights online, social media privacy training and social media surveillance training have become equally critical.

Stuck in the middle

PRSay

Our privileged status comes with tremendous responsibility to protect the company’s privacy and safeguard confidential information. Ethics Thought Leadership BEPS middle PREthics privacy stuck

A letter to break your heart

Prakkypedia

Ironically, some recipients might feel that their privacy has been invaded. See the tips on relationship scams on the ACCC YouTube channel here: communications privacy protection public relations Some people make jokes about online dating.

A new era for brand trust – how PR must adapt

PR in High Definition

Privacy will be a big theme in 2018. The regulation will come into play in May 2018 – and if privacy and data protection wasn’t already all people could talk about last year, then just you wait for the explosion this year! But one consequence of GDPR is that people will become more aware of the protection of data and their privacy – which has already started to result in people losing trust in some of the major technology providers.

Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency

Ronn Torossian

In an era in which privacy is everything and the integrity of businesses is often called into question, transparency is a very important attribute. Recently, Facebook quietly unrolled a new feature called “page integrity”.

Five ways marketers can prepare for GDPR

PR in High Definition

Facilitated by Firefly CEO Claire Walker, our team of experts included Simon Morrissey, Head of Data and Privacy at law firm Lewis Silkin, Nicholas Dunn-McAfee, Head of Policy and Research at the PRCA and Simon Loopuit, CEO and founder of trust-hub. Blog Charlotte Stoel European PR PR tips Technology Traditional PR data privacy gdpr PR public relationsDoes the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) make you want to just delete all your data and start afresh?

Australia Joins Other Nations Investigating Facebook

Ronn Torossian

The purpose of the investigation is to determine if Facebook violated Australia’s privacy laws. Angelene Falk, information and privacy commissioner for the Office of the Australian Information Commission, told the media: “Given the global nature … READ MORE ».

Can Your Reputation Withstand Increased Surveillance?

David PR Group

Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not anti-technology or a privacy zealot. David online reputation management privacy public relations surveillanceSitting in a restaurant with a friend recently, I asked a simple question: How many cameras are in this place?

How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Social Media facebook privacy in social media teenagers and social networksAfter surpassing 1 billion users this past month, Facebook has become an institution that appears to have some staying power.

Make your mobile phone valueless

David PR Group

David online privacy online reputation management public relationsSince I started helping people with online reputation issues, I have heard some amazing tales but few as educational as this one. A lady called me up with an awful problem.