TrueRep: Around the Web Posted Mon, May 21st by TrueRep in News, Online Privacy, Reputation Management, Social Media
Last week, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced enhancements to Adobe TagManager, which allow digital advertisers and publishers to offer consumers more flexible privacy solutions including notice and control over how their data is used online. Additionally, TagManager can help digital advertisers quickly and effortlessly configure data collection practices by geography.
The pervasiveness of social networks and the benefits of sharing personal information through social media resulted in people’s concern about their online privacy. In this article, author Don Tapscott questions the idea that privacy as a social norm is changing and becoming an outmoded concept.
The Social Networking Online Protection Act (SNOPA) was created to prevent employers, schools and universities from asking students and employees for their usernames and passwords on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. In addition to the workplace, this issue has also been prevalent in the education sector, which is even more troubling due to children’s inability to properly defend their rights to the same extent as adults can. States like New York, Illinois, and Maryland have already begun to address this issue; however, a federal statute still needs to be involved in resolving these concerns.