Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

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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.”. “Zuckerberg is a master of leveraging #privacy for anti-competitive advantage,” Soltani said on Twitter. Then there’s the fact that Facebook’s privacy promises have historically been broken.

New web privacy laws and the Crisis PR issues that can arise from them.

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Report: Consumers say tech companies can do better on privacy and more

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A recent FleishmanHillard report about reputation management and technology highlights the struggle to maintain consumers’ trust amid data breaches, privacy concerns on social media platforms, and increased hate speech online. In March, Facebook founder and chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg, wrote in a blog post : … [T]here’s also an opportunity to build a simpler platform that’s focused on privacy first.

How to balance personalization and privacy in communications

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Namely, the desire for greater data privacy and protection from exploitation are causing tensions in how brands seek to reach their destination. Some call this the “privacy paradox.” The data privacy dilemma. The rise in data troubles has led 92% of consumers to worry about their privacy online, while 89% will actively avoid companies that they feel do not protect their privacy, according to privacy compliance firm Trust Arc.

How to Set Up Email Privacy Rules

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Privacy isn’t necessarily a good thing

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While that may be good for personal privacy, it’s a threat to public conversation. Facebook’s big play at its F8 developer conference this year was privacy. Personal privacy and security strikes at the core of Facebook’s proposition. Zuckerberg’s pitch to rebuild trust between his organisation and its users is to lock down privacy. Whatever your view of personal privacy it’s hard to argue that this is a good thing.

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Brands lacking a privacy-first culture risk losing customer trust

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Customer trust and data privacy go hand-in-hand, but too many marketers don’t understand what’s involved in this digital handshake—nor what’s at stake. The post Brands lacking a privacy-first culture risk losing customer trust appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Consumers willing to trade privacy for safety on COVID-19

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The post Consumers willing to trade privacy for safety on COVID-19 appeared first on PR Daily. According to the recent update to Edelman’s Trust Barometer, consumers say they are willing to suffer more surveillance and data collection to help track the spread of the coronavirus. How invasive are you allowed to be to help protect people from the COVID-19 virus?

Smart brands are taking privacy and security seriously—here’s what leaders are doing right

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Over the last several years, data breaches at numerous companies such as Target and Equifax have catapulted data security and privacy to the top of consumers’ brand demands.

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. And therein lays the issue– the continuance of the erosion of a worldwide expectation of the right of people to their privacy. If someone’s privacy has been violated, well, that is the user’s problem not Google’s.

Study: Privacy important, but not expected

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Most people will tell you they value their privacy—but they expect less and less of it, according to a Pew Research Center study. Despite the low expectation of privacy, 91 percent say they haven’t changed the way they use their phones or the Internet in order to keep their information private. Though the study revealed American’s attitudes regarding government surveillance, the report contained important information for marketers and PR pros.

Spotify responds to backlash over privacy policy

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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. Ek promised that the company would update the privacy policy in the coming weeks to address the biggest concerns around the app. It didn’t take long for critics to completely bash Spotify’s new terms of service agreement.

As privacy concerns increasingly lead to brand disengagement, marketers need solutions

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Data privacy is no longer just a marketing outreach obstacle—it’s now a full-fledged business issue: new research reveals a whopping 84 percent of adults have decided against engaging with a company because it needed too much of their personal information—and three in five consumers have gone so far as to delete an app from their […]. The post As privacy concerns increasingly lead to brand disengagement, marketers need solutions appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Can you have privacy under a spotlight?

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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.

Tightening privacy laws presenting challenges to online marketers

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As cyberspace expands, the government is tightening regulations relating to security designed to protect people’s privacy. The post Tightening privacy laws presenting challenges to online marketers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Last August, the GDPR went into effect in the European Union, designed to give consumers greater protection over their data by requiring companies to get explicit consent to obtain personal information. More recently, some U.S.

Viral snark over a Peloton ad, McDonald’s enters ‘chicken sandwich wars,’ and Twitter launches data-privacy hub

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Twitter introduces data ‘Privacy Center’. It will house privacy and data-protection initiatives, announcements and products, along with security alerts. Today we are updating our Terms and Privacy Policy and launching the Twitter Privacy Center.

Can you have privacy under a spotlight?

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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?

2020’s changing attitudes on climate change, tech adoption, privacy and trust

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The post 2020’s changing attitudes on climate change, tech adoption, privacy and trust appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. It’s a new year, and a new decade—and a good time to evaluate the impact of shifting consumer attitudes.

PR pulse—Americans’ data privacy attitudes on GDPR’s anniversary

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The post PR pulse—Americans’ data privacy attitudes on GDPR’s anniversary appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. GDPR went into effect in the European Union a year ago last month. The regulation, which gives EU citizens more control over their personal data by mandating how businesses must handle that information, has attracted great interest around the world. As U.S. brands and businesses are aware, government officials around the world have developed similar […].

Facebook launches ‘Privacy Checkup,’ most agencies offer social media services, and Starbucks closes 2,000 stores in China

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Here are today’s top stories: Facebook launches privacy tool. The social media platform is prompting almost 2 billion members worldwide to review their privacy and data-sharing settings in a feature called “ Privacy Checkup ” and its “ Off-Facebook Activity ” tool.

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? For most of us, it would be awkward at the very least, but for a public figure or corporation, disclosure of private communications amounts to a full-blown public relations crisis.

In a pro-privacy move, Apple would limit marketers’ tracking ability

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Apple asserts that it can protect privacy while still offering marketers valuable feedback on their campaigns. It wrote in a blog post : As more and more browsers acknowledge the problems of cross-site tracking, we should expect privacy-invasive ad click attribution to become a thing of the past. Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution has three steps: Store ad clicks. This far from Apple’s first attempt to improve privacy on Safari. Eg: Profits > Privacy.

Privacy is retail’s next regulatory and competitive frontier—what brands must know

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consumers may have concerns about privacy, but nearly 3 in 4 are happy to share their personal data for a discount or exclusive offer. However, when it comes to data privacy, brand and business marketers face a much bigger battle, according to new research from Deloitte. Privacy is at an inflection point in retail, […]. The post Privacy is retail’s next regulatory and competitive frontier—what brands must know appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Data, Privacy and Why Solo PR Pros Should Care

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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). In recent weeks, we have been flooded with notices regarding new privacy policies and information about how our data is used. How do you deal with “the privacy paradox” as Mary Meeker describes it?

Samsung answers privacy concerns over TV voice recognition

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Privacy advocates and a good many social media users were not pleased to discover this line from Samsung’s privacy policy for its Internet-connected Smart TVs: Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.

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

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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. The sign sends viewers to a URL where Apple elaborates on its privacy bona fides. It writes: At Apple, we believe privacy is a fundamental human right. link] #ces #privacy #iot.

Twitter suspends Planters’ ‘Baby Nut’ accounts, top platforms tackle privacy and fake news concerns, and Hulu chief is out

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Twitter scrambles to protect privacy, and YouTube cracks down on fake news. In a blog post, Twitter wrote : Protecting the privacy and safety of the people who use Twitter is our number one priority and we remain focused on stopping abuse of Twitter’s API as quickly as possible.

93% of reporters visit online newsrooms, Ford’s sly emoji pitch, and FaceApp defends privacy

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FaceApp defends privacy record. An app that uses AI to edit users’ selfies has gone viral again , prompting a rash of privacy concerns and an official response from the company. Related reading: Report: Consumers say tech companies can do better on privacy and more. In a pro-privacy move, Apple would limit marketers’ tracking ability. The post 93% of reporters visit online newsrooms, Ford’s sly emoji pitch, and FaceApp defends privacy appeared first on PR Daily.

Instagram heads off privacy concerns, most employees report burnout, and Woodward’s book interview debacle

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Here are today’s top stories: Instagram preempts privacy questions on new messaging feature. Industry insiders should pay attention to see just how much of their privacy consumers are willing to trade away. The post Instagram heads off privacy concerns, most employees report burnout, and Woodward’s book interview debacle appeared first on PR Daily.

WhatsApp takes a stand on privacy by encrypting users’ data

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As you can imagine, this will do nothing to foster good will in the already tenuous relationship between the United States government, which would seemingly prefer to be able to see everyone’s data all the time, and tech companies in Silicon Valley, which are receiving increasing user demands for more privacy and security. 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.

Zoom criticized for privacy and data concerns, Airbnb apologizes and pledges $250M to hosts, and NPR skips April Fools’ Day

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Here are today’s top stories: Zoom slammed for privacy concerns and data sharing. As the virtual conference platform’s membership and meeting numbers are sharply rising, so are privacy concerns. However, convenience doesn’t negate people’s right to privacy. Disclose how you’re using data and make sure you’re following privacy best practices before you’re forced to do so through regulations (some of you might already be, through Europe’s GDPR).

Privacy vs. progress: protecting users from data-gathering

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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. During the last several years, Mozilla has introduced features and held events that fight data gathering tactics and promote user privacy.

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

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Privacy, Security, Transparency, and Crisis Management

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5 Questions with Mark Cuban About Online Privacy

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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.

How Privacy Conscious Brands Can Gain an Edge on the Competition

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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 there an opportunity for brands to get ahead by establishing themselves as privacy-conscious, at a time when targeted — even invasive — ads are the norm? Is Privacy Consciousness the New Corporate Social Responsibility? How to Change the Privacy Narrative and Public Perception.

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

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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.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

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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? Facebook stock is not doing very well. Lots of reasons for that, put forward by people much smarterthan I, which you can easily read about via a Google search.

Stressing user privacy, Apple offers a monthly news bundling service

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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. It’s also part of Apple’s continued efforts to set itself apart as a tech company with a good record on privacy.