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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Google Rolls Out Updates To Give Users Easier Access To Privacy Controls

A redesign of Google Account gives users a clearer access to their privacy control settings. On Thursday, the product manager of Google Account, Jan Mannermann, announced the updates on Google’s blog.  Currently, Android users will see this redesign immediately.  web users and iOS users will be able to have access to this interface later this year. [...]

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Facebook Says That Privacy Settings For 14M Users Were Switched To Public Due To Bug

2018 seems to be the year of Facebook apologies.  We can add “apologizes for accidentally setting 14 million users privacy status to public without their knowledge” to that list. According to TechCrunch, between the dates of May 18 and May 22, Facebook accidentally changed the privacy setting for status updates for 14 million users to public from [...]

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Facebook Faces More Scrutiny, This Time For Sharing User Data With Device Makers

It seems Facebook can't get out of trouble.  The company is, once again, under fire once again for mishandling user data.  This time, it is being charged with Sharing information with at least 60 device makers, including Amazon, Apple, Blackberry, HTC, Microsoft and Samsung. According to reports by The New York Times, since 2007, Facebook has created partnerships [...]

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Google Issues Updated GDPR Guidance To Publishers On How To Gain Consent From Users

Google's cookie guidance resource, CookieChoices, has been updated to include news tips and suggestions to advertisers and publishers in advance of the May 25 deadline for enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  GDPR is a sweeping set of rules that govern the handling of European Union (EU) members' personal data. CookieChoices' GDPR updates include a [...]

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Facebook Says It Has Suspended 200 Apps For Possible Misuse Of Data

Ever since Cambridge Analytica was suspended for using an app to exploit user information a couple of months ago, Facebook says that it has suspended an additional 200 more apps. After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook said that it would perform a thorough audit and investigation of all apps on its platform with access to large amounts of [...]

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Google Rolls Out New ID Requirements For US Political Ads

According to a Google blog post on Thursday, a New ID requirements for U S political advertisers have been issued by the company.  The post was attributed to Kent Walker, a Google senior vice president. Google says that it is going to require political advertisers to provide a government-issued ID and other information in order to confirm [...]

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Google Loses ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Case In UK High Court

About 44 percent of "right to be forgotten" (RTBF) search de-listing requests are granted by Google.  Even then, there is a person in the UK whose request was among the the other 56 percent who wasn't granted who challenged Google's decision and won in the UK High Court. The search result in question was about a decade-old criminal [...]

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Consumer Groups File FTC Complaint Against YouTube For Collecting Kids’ Personal Data Without Parental Consent

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trad Commission by a coalition of 23 consumer groups that charges Google owned YouTube with violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal data on children without the consent of parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy co-filed the complaint [...]

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