Recently, there has been a lot of focus on privacy in the tech world. Rightfully so. Big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, et al have long obliterated users’ privacy for their own benefit. For their part, Apple has announced some pretty significant changes to… Read More »Don’t Let Big Tech Privacy Changes Discourage You
Once again, Facebook plays fast and loose with user’s privacy, stepping back only when they get caught. Since at least 2003, Facebook has responded to criticism by offering a vague apology when rolling out privacy-eroding changes. Usually, these changes are called “features” and forced upon… Read More »Facebook Hopes You Forget, Not Forgive
I’ve given up Facebook … again. More specifically, I have given up on Facebook. I deleted my profile (the second time since I joined in 2006 or 2007). Why? Three reasons actually: 1. Their Stance on Privacy Recently, Facebook has suffered one privacy blow after… Read More »3 Reasons I Gave Up Facebook
Another day, another Facebook privacy disaster. The world’s most prolific social media platform today announced two different security issues. Interestingly enough, they made the announcement the same day as some other big news dropped. I don’t think it is a stretch to believe this timing… Read More »Social Media Privacy?
I’ve resisted the urge to write about the Facebook privacy meltdown and ensuing faux-panic. In truth, I believe most of the controversy is entirely overblown and extreme examples are being made. But they are being made, nonetheless. And Facebook isn’t helping itself. Where does that… Read More »Social Media Marketing in 2018: Next Steps