Privacy

WhatApp Has Delayed Its Privacy Policy Update To Further Address User Concern

After posting an update to its updated ‘terms and privacy policy,’ Facebook has announced that the platform will delay the update since a significant amount of concern was raised by users regarding how it would handle their personal data and information. A while back, WhatsApp out an in-app alert to users stating that the update was coming, …

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Twitter’s Privacy And Safety Settings Gets An Update So Users Better Understand Their Options

In a tweet posted by Twitter, their Privacy and Safety settings have been updated to assist people to better understand the information that they share, and how they are able to limit such to protect their account, as well as control their overall experience on the platform. When you click on the link found in …

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How To Stay CCPA Compliant With Facebook’s Limited Data Use Period Coming To An End

On July 1st, Advertisers were automatically opted into Facebook’s new Limited Data Use setting due to the California Consumer Privacy Act compliance (CCPA). With the CCPA, users in California have the right to know how their data is being used, as well as the ability to opt out of it so companies aren’t allowed to …

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Jumpshot Redux: Hitwise Is Shutting Down

After 20 years of operation, Hitwise, a company that collects consumer data from numerous sources, is shutting down.According to the vague statement that the company gave on its website, citing “events outside of our control.” According to Hitwise, it was called an “unexpected turn of events.” There seems to be some unconfirmed speculation that Hitwise might …

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Facebook Will Let Users Hide Ads Targeted Via Custom Audience Lists

A new feature was quietly announced by Facebook that is coming out later this month which will let users control whether or not an advertiser can show ads to them using a Custom Audience list. “People have always been able to hide all ads from a specific advertiser in their Ad Preferences or directly in …

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How Google, The Digital Marketer, Is Adapting To Cookie Restrictions And Data Privacy

Google does a lot of things, not just search engine stuff that it did back in the day. It’s a marketing platform, a digital marketing company, and it even sells hardware, software, services and smart-home products as well. Despite this, Google is having to deal with the same privacy data constrained challenges that every digital …

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Google Extends ‘Incognito Mode’ In Maps To iOS Users

Incognito mode is currently available on Google Maps for iOS users and bulk location history deletion in Timeline will be rolling out on Android next month, according to Google’s announcement. Being able to have more control over your privacy can give confidence and promote trust, which in the end, can help Google keep users. There …

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