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Google's Schmidt: 'You Have To Fight For Your Privacy, Or You'll Lose It'

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In an interview with The Telegraph, Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt spoke about the changing role of technology, and how users will have to fight harder to protect their privacy

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Robert Scoble: "You Will Be Tracked" (Live From TNW 2013)

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Robert Scoble discussed the age of context at The Next Web in Amsterdam and highlighted five key components of what this actually means. Before we delve into the themes of the talk, it's important to take one of Scoble's key tenets on board: You will be tracked! For many, this is an uncomfortable reality, but (un)fortunately it's the reality.

Social

25 Unmissable Social Media Articles To Read This Weekend - 6th April

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As always, we round up 25 of the biggest stories relating to the world of social media that you have to read, featuring a mixture of the week's news and thoughts from some of the top people from the world of social media, the Web and technology.

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The Trends That Will Shape Social Media In 2013

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Each new year offers new possibilities, and considering that so much happened in 2012, it's a good time to think about what the next twelve months will bring us. There are so many different areas that you could cover, but here are the trends that will define social media in 2013...

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25 Quirky Social Media Tips That You Probably Don't Know

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We can know so much about social media yet sometimes a few things can slip through under the radar. Here are 25 social media tips you may have forgotten about or missed the first time round...

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25 Unmissable Social Media Articles To Read This Weekend - 3rd Nov

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As always, we round up 25 of the biggest stories relating to the world of social media that you have to read, featuring a mixture of the week's news and thoughts from some of the top people from the world of social media, the Web and technology.

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The Rise Of Big Data And How Social Media Uses It

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The saying: "If you're not paying for it, you're not the consumer, you're the product" is truer than ever and if you're not paying for a service through your wallet, then you're paying for it through the data you enter. Practically every site gathers data in some form, for analytics, for business or to help improve the user experience, and with social media sites becoming larger...

Marketing

YouTube Gives Users Ability to Blur Faces & Protect Identities

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YouTube is helping to enable citizen journalists everywhere with its face-blurring option. Uploaders of potentially controversial video can now pixelate certain faces to prevent legal action being taken against them by offended parties unwittingly featured in their video content...

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LinkedIn Locks Down Accounts Most At Risk As It Tackles Hacking Problem

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Despite having a bad day on Wednesday with its app extracting user information from the calendar function and the leaking of 6.5 million passwords, LinkedIn appears to be making an effort to ensure that the problem is contained and should be praised for how they've provided updates about their progress. Although the hacker only took passwords...

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Why LinkedIn's App Blunder Shouldn't Surprise Us

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LinkedIn has become the latest company to be criticised for privacy concerns regarding their app, but considering everything that has happened before, should we really be surprised that this is still happening?


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