Tag Archives: sharing

Google+: All the Sharing of Facebook, Now with 100% less Zuckerberg

Last week, Google announced its long-awaited answer to Facebook: Google+.  The new social networking service debuted (as an invitation-only beta), along with a refresh of the look and feel of Google’s signature products like Search, Gmail, Maps, etc.  I’m still … Continue reading

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Google Buzz Settlement Requires Bi-Annual Privacy Audits

Google was in the news several times this week.  That in itself is not terribly surprising for the Internet search giant.  One story that was of particular interest to privacy advocates was when the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Arts and Crafts Site Etsy.com Thinks Privacy is NOT Overrated

UPDATE: It didn’t take long for the controversy rippling through the blogosphere surrounding the shift in Etsy’s privacy policy to get the attention of the site’s managers.  I got a comment, as you can see below, within 24 hours of … Continue reading

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