Posts Tagged ‘Privacy’

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The EU calls for Google privacy changes, amid concerns over personal data collection

16 October 2012 | Lily Shanahan

In a move which may pave the way for a raft of privacy complaints, the EU has called for Google to change the way it collects personal data to allay user privacy concerns. Google is [...]

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SOPA? So what?

18 January 2012 | Tanya Goodin

You must have heard by now about SOPA (the US Stop Online Piracy Act) which has the digital world in a lather. Proponents of the bill say it will bring in much needed legislation to [...]

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Twitter images, Facebook Privacy, Instagram and more – news roundup

25 August 2011 | Henry Elliss

I should probably point out right at the start of this post that this ISN’T a post about the news about Steve Jobs resigning from his post at Apple. Not because it’s not extremely relevant [...]

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Facebook bows (a little bit) to critics, makes privacy settings easier to use

27 May 2010 | Milly Diaz

As expected (the BBC revealed first thing Tuesday morning the announcement was coming), yesterday afternoon Mark Zuckerberg rolled out Facebook’s one-stop shop for privacy settings in response to growing user concerns. Zuckerberg stated during the [...]

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Facebook Privacy Policy – a slow slide towards disintergration

11 May 2010 | Alex Christie

Since Facebook first launched the privacy policy that it adopted in its infancy it has slowly eroded. In the beginning it had the privacy of the user at heart, but now it seems as if Facebook is [...]

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How are social networks making money?

6 May 2010 | Annie Wakefield

Is Social Media making money off you? Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Flicker and so on are useful tools. We use them for many reasons, such as keeping in touch and sharing information. [...]

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Curiosity doesn’t always kill the cat

6 April 2010 | Milly Diaz

I am quite a nut about protecting my privacy on the ‘internets’ but boy do I love ‘playing’ Foursquare and Gowalla (yes, I am active on both). I finally read something this weekend that helped [...]

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Facebook privacy tweaks allow targeted status updates

14 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

One of the less-publicised new features that rolled-out to all Facebook users this week, along with the much-talked-about new privacy settings is the ability to target your status updates to certain groups of people. Simply [...]

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Privacy prevails on Facebook

2 December 2009 | Milly Diaz

In an open letter issued last night on the official Facebook blog, founder Mark Zuckerberg spelled the end to networks on the world’s most popular social network for the sake of privacy. Zuckerberg also announced [...]

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Stay safe while using social networks

18 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

If you listen to BBC Radio 1 at all, you will probably be aware that they’re running a campaign this week called “Bullyproof“, to tie in with national Anti-bullying week here in the UK. As [...]