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Privacy and Autonomy for Introverts at Work

Spin Sucks

No matter what personality type you are, people are more productive and learn better when they have privacy and alone time. As human beings, we all need to love and trust one another, but we crave privacy and autonomy.

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.

Five Powerful Ways to Get More Leads from Your Website Forms

Spin Sucks

You’ve designed your landing pages, mapped out your funnel, and even paid for targeted traffic. Yet, your conversion rate continues to flatline. Could your website forms be holding you back? There is good chance they do.

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.

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

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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?

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.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Marketing

Spin Sucks

For example, when does data collection become an invasion of privacy? Privacy Concerns and Data Collection Data collection is the first step in any good marketing campaign. But this activity creates privacy concerns.

Five Communications Lessons from the #KimExposedTaylorParty


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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

Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans

Spin Sucks

Privacy. Privacy will continue to be a big discussion, with sites such as Diaspora coming out of beta and launching to the public. This is not our annual trends blog post. That is coming in a few weeks…and it includes some things you won’t expect.

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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

How a Single Professional Female Practices Safe Social Media

Spin Sucks

Naturally, I get a lot of questions about privacy concerns. I quickly learned how to balance transparency without giving up my privacy and my safety. Thanks to that experience, I’ve been able to embrace social media with minimal fear of loss of privacy.

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.

Deleting Your Spokeo Profile

Spin Sucks

Privacy, as we know it, is dead. It’s scary, scary stuff and, even though I’m a big believer in transparency, I’m also a believer in safety through some semblance of privacy. Go to the bottom of the page and click on “privacy&#. Social Media delete spokeo privacy spokeoA website called Spokeo now provides everything about you in one convenient little form. And when I say everything, I mean EVERYTHING.

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.

Google Search Plus Your World: The Debate

Spin Sucks

2) Privacy (on the individual side). Privacy for the Google+ User. According to The Huffington Post , there are organizations criticizing “Google for changing search results to favor its content and raised concerns about the affect on consumer privacy.”.

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.

Protecting Your Reputation: Active Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Private Life Private

PR in Your Pajamas

Getting more exposure and publicity for your business is great, but not at the expense of your privacy. PR Resources internet privacy online privacy smartphone security tablet security

PRoust Questionnaire: Sean Kelly

PR Conversations

At a time when transparency and accountability are high on everyone’s agenda, PR professionals are busy developing strategies for organizations to achieve objectives in these areas while protecting privacy.

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Why public relations must wake up to wearables

PR Conversations

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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.

Earning the Right to Innovate

6 A.M.

Yet the consequences are being glossed over, from risk to environment, privacy violations and loss of jobs in disrupted industries. 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer Data Security & Privacy energy Engagement Government Health innovation Media Social Media technology Trust

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.

Friday Wrap #190: Vine is dead, new privacy rules, chatbot search engine, Giphy’s 100 million users

Holtz Communication + Technology

FCC passes sweeping online privacy rules —Based on the idea that consumers have a right to control their personal information, the U.S. The Friday Wrap is back after missing a week last week. I was on the road and ran out of time to put it together.

A letter to break your heart


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.

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.

Privacy is Not Dead: Three Tools that Provide User Control

Spin Sucks

I am very flattered and humbled to be asked to write here… especially about privacy, the grand-prize winning idea I submitted for the Spin Sucks 9 Marketing Trends webinar contest. When Pete Cashmore of Mashable wrote that privacy is dead , he lost all his credibility.

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.

PRoust Questionnaire: Sean Kelly

PR Conversations

At a time when transparency and accountability are high on everyone’s agenda, PR professionals are busy developing strategies for organizations to achieve objectives in these areas while protecting privacy.

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

Mark My Words

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.

Frederick Ghahramani donating $1,000,000 to Help Repeal Bill C-51


If Harper and his staff have nothing to hide, let them surrender their privacy and rights just like the rest of us. Please contact or cell (416) 568-5974 to arrange an interview or for more information. Entrepreneur Pledges $1,000,000 to Fight Bill C-51.

Communicating the benefits of IT security in higher education

Don't Eat the Shrimp

With an increased focus on data privacy and security ( even the President is talking about it ) how do administrators get everyone on board? Tagged: cybersecurity , employee engagement , higher education IT , internal communications , student digital privacy.

PART 1: Big Data 101 for PR


The emphasis of each Big Data conversation may be different: it may be making sure no data is lost, or the privacy and security concerns of using the cloud, or the automation of analytical […].

Journalists Less Skeptical, More Reliant on Social Media


Yet, with rising concerns over privacy and security and major fundamental changes in the way the digital world works, more than half of journalists believe social media undermines the value of their profession. Security and Privacy Raise Concerns.

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?

Do You Have a Stake In The Personal Data Market?

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Posts Media Shakirah Dawud Social Media data mining personal data privacyI read an article in AdAge a couple of weeks ago that described the way the customer data market is set to change , due to new “personal data vault and brokerage” companies like

For The Third Consecutive Year, DePaul University Students Take Top Honors at Page Society Case Study Competition


NEW YORK – March 8, 2017 — Four DePaul University students will be awarded the Jack Koten Page Principles Case Study Award for their winning submission on Apple’s privacy and security battle with the FBI following the San Bernardino shooting.

Why Facebook’s New Safety Measures Are an Improvement

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Posts Matt LaCasse Public Relations Social Media facebook online security privacy safetyGuest post by Matt LaCasse. The chief complaints I hear about Facebook are about its safety and security.

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FIR Podcast #83: The Problem with Magical Thinking

Holtz Communication + Technology

Cross-posted from the FIR Podcast Network. Chris Abraham and Frank Eliason join Shel Holtz for this week’s episode, commenting on these stories…. United Airlines’ crisis drags on and on, aided by user-generated content, competitors piling on, and Saturday Night Live.

Try, Try Again

Online PR Thoughts

Google is reluctant to give up on its Glass series of eye wear in spite of withering criticism it faced when it first came out and fears of invasion of privacy. Often when a new electronic device fails in the marketplace, there is no second chance for it. People scarcely remember the product and what it was supposed to do. That is why this story is interesting.