Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

PR Daily

The watch word, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is privacy. Instead of encouraging public posts, he said he would focus on private and encrypted communications, in which users message mostly smaller groups of people they know. Unlike publicly shared posts that are kept as users’ permanent records, the communications could also be deleted after a certain period of time. 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.

The Stalwart Blog

The post New web privacy laws and the Crisis PR issues that can arise from them. appeared first on Public Relations Security. The new year brings about the long-awaited enactment of both the GDPR and the California Consumer Protection Act.

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Privacy comes of age during COVID: PR and infrastructural lessons from rapid consumer shift

Agility PR Solutions

The post Privacy comes of age during COVID: PR and infrastructural lessons from rapid consumer shift appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Covid-19 Public Relations trends

Preying on user privacy: 1 in 5 consumers has avoided buying a brand over its data practices

Agility PR Solutions

The post Preying on user privacy: 1 in 5 consumers has avoided buying a brand over its data practices appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations trends

5 solid tips for PR pros on protecting online privacy

Agility PR Solutions

The post 5 solid tips for PR pros on protecting online privacy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations professionAs we become more reliant on the digital world, PR pros continue to face tough challenges. The rise of the internet and social media have made it easier to spread a message. At the same time, they make it harder for PR pros to be heard and work on damage control. It’s tough to get […].

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Brands lacking a privacy-first culture risk losing customer trust

Agility PR Solutions

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.

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.

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

Agility PR Solutions

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. Public Relations trends

Cruise lines embrace CDC restrictions amid government fight, P&G works to overcome Apple’s privacy measures, and eBay removes auction for art made in Japanese internment camp

PR Daily

Hello, Communicators: Facebook is adding additional labels to posts that appear in News Feeds that identify the posts as “public official,” “fan page” and “satire.”. P&G confirms partnership with Chinese company to circumvent Apple’s privacy settings.

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy updates, U.S. adults use YouTube in record numbers, and Lululemon counters employee claims of ‘toxic positivity’ in workplace

PR Daily

Affirming his long-stated belief that privacy is a fundamental human right, and not a branding exercise, Cook reinforces Apple’s commitment to its users above its advertising partners. The post Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy updates, U.S. Also: U.S.

Privacy isn’t necessarily a good thing

Stephen Waddington

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. It erodes the ability to share stories, participate in public conversations, form communities and develop knowledge.

Tightening privacy laws presenting challenges to online marketers

Agility PR Solutions

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. Marketing Public Relations marketingLast 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.

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. But what does this mean for those living in the public eye? Most of us are present on social media but what about those people who are actively and publicly promoting themselves across the media. Do the same privacy rules apply? You can do this by conducting a privacy audit.

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

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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. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is currently dealing with a regular trickle of private emails made public through hacked correspondence made available by Wikileaks. The best privacy crisis is the one that doesn’t happen, of course.

United and Boeing turn to Twitter after flight crisis, Clubhouse takes heat on privacy, and Bay Area school board resigns over public WebEx call

PR Daily

The board of trustees for Oakley Union Elementary School District resigned recently after they ridiculed parents during a WebEx call that was public—and recorded. Here's when they realized their mtg was being broadcast to the public. "Uh,

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

Agility PR Solutions

The post PR pulse—Americans’ data privacy attitudes on GDPR’s anniversary appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Marketing Public Relations marketingGDPR 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.

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

PR Daily

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.

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

Agility PR Solutions

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

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

Agility PR Solutions

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.

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. But what does this mean for those living in the public eye? Most of us are present on social media but what about those people who are actively and publicly promoting themselves across the media. Do the same privacy rules apply? You can do this by conducting a privacy audit.

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

PR Daily

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.

Data, Privacy and Why Solo PR Pros Should Care

Solo PR Pro

Data has always informed the work of public relations professionals, but the sheer volume of information available today raises a new set of ethical and moral questions about what we collect, curate, share, and use. 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).

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. During the last several years, Mozilla has introduced features and held events that fight data gathering tactics and promote user privacy. Data-Driven PR Public Relations Feature

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.

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? Public Relations trendsIt’s no longer a secret that the big web and social platforms are harvesting and selling personal data, but the story doesn’t end there: Most of us access the Internet through large Internet service providers (ISPs) like Comcast Xfinity, Charter Communications/Spectrum, AT&T, Verizon and Cox Communications—and as our digital world grows, so does the power […].

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 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. Public Relation

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

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. 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.

Stressing user privacy, Apple offers a monthly news bundling service

PR Daily

However, those media mentions carry precious weight in an era of cratering public trust and concerns about authenticity in online messaging. 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. The latest iteration of the app will integrate magazines, digital publications and newsletters, and more visual works of journalism.

GDPR Primer for Marketing and Public Relations

Shift Communications

Marketers, advertisers, and public relations professionals are ill-informed and ill-equipped to manage the largest change in data and privacy in the last 20 years: GDPR. GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, is an EU regulation which strengthens data protection and privacy for EU citizens and the companies they do business with. Privacy by design : Rather than be an add-on, companies are expected to design their systems for privacy from the ground up.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

Clearly, the experiment of Facebook as a publicly traded company isn’t going well, though I think it is still too early to be called a failure. In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that. I don’t think Facebook going public was a bad idea; I think it’s an idea that happened before the company was ready. It can’t do that as a public corporation.

Social Media Takes What We Give It

HMA Public Relations

Due to privacy concerns, the popular video app Tik Tok might not be around for much longer. Does this mean that using Tik Tok is an invasion of privacy? Just like with any other social media platform, Scott thinks that the information you voluntarily share online doesn't pose a privacy concern. The post Social Media Takes What We Give It appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Tik Tok goes the clock!

Bits, Bytes and the Ethics of Data

PRSay

Leetaru , a senior fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, wrote that if data scientists don’t ethically consider potential biases and the societal impact of their work, they will likely continue to chase projects that offer the greatest opportunities for funding and publication. The regulation has reshaped privacy laws across Europe, and also applies to U.S. Facebook has also updated its privacy policies.

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Online Trust is More Valuable Than Ever

Ronn Torossian

The result was heightened sensitivity to personal data and privacy and consumer expectations that companies would be acute to this. PR Inspiration Public Relations Insights Strategy

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

PR Daily

As purveyors of smart household appliances battle public fears about surveillance, an eavesdropping device certainly doesn’t help. The public is already concerned about big tech companies listening in on private conversations and using microphones to capture user data. 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.

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How to respond when past actions become public

PR Daily

Every public statement can be parsed, selectively edited and positioned based on various external motivations. Protect your privacy when at all possible, and do not volunteer information that could, in any way, come back and damage your brand. You need to understand how the public really feels about that “skeleton” coming out and respond properly. The post How to respond when past actions become public appeared first on PR Daily.

GDPR in PR: A European Law That Impacts Everyone

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. By Mark Pinsent, Managing Director, Hoffman Europe One of my favourite quotes comes from the late Douglas Adams, author of ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ (though I should stress that I don’t necessarily subscribe to the view, I just like the quote!): ‘I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as.more.

As public trust ebbs, workers turn to employers for info and assurances

PR Daily

The informed public is, on average, 14 percentage points more likely than the mass populace to trust NGOs, business sources, the government, and media outlets for reliable information. The post As public trust ebbs, workers turn to employers for info and assurances appeared first on PR Daily.

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

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Why public relations must wake up to wearables

PR Conversations

In the end, I found myself dabbling with hindsight, thinking ahead to a few years from now, when the great and good will gather for the annual International History of Public Relations Conference and expound their views on how our profession dealt with one of its greatest challenges: The Internet of Everything and wearable technology. Strip search will take on a new and vastly more public dimension. In early July 2014, CIPR held a public debate around wearable technologies.