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Facebook and Data Mining

Facebook and Data Mining<p>Updated on January 3, 2018<p>Handling data is Facebook's biggest source of revenue. In 2016, the company made $6.4 billion in …

Hundreds of N.S. patient records accessed in 'substantial' privacy breach

HALIFAX, N.S. -- Hundreds of patient records at the Nova Scotia Health Authority were inappropriately accessed in two separate incidents involving …

Health Information

FBI: Smart Toys Are a Dumb Choice

Back in my day, a toy was considered pretty risky if it had a chance of putting a kid's eye out. Toys today are so dangerous that the FBI is issuing …

Europe Is Going After American Tech Giants The Way The U.S. Used To

It’s not anti-Americanism that’s driving the EU’s fight against Google and Facebook.<p>The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that European antitrust regulators have declared war on American tech giants.<p>On June 27, the European Union imposed a €2.4 billion (US$2.75 billion) fine on Google …

Why tech firms are fighting California's privacy push

States across the country are trying to figure how out to regulate consumer privacy in the digital ad space, but the battlefield to watch is …

Net Neutrality

You're Losing Control Of Your Personal Data -- Get Over It

According to a new survey, consumers’ privacy concerns are growing and they want more control over their personal data.<p>A survey of 6,500 mobile consumers across 10 countries in MEF’s “2017 Consumer Trust Study” found 53 percent feeling they’re not in control of the way their data is used. Of these, …

Personal Data

Did Your Company Have a Security Breach? Here's What to Do

Did Your Company Have a Security Breach? Here's What to Do<p>Updated on August 24, 2017<p>It is better to err on the side of caution, especially when it …

10 Pro Tips for Creating The Perfect Whiteboard Animation Video

Are you familiar with whiteboard animation videos?<p>If not, this is a process in which <b>a story is told using drawings on a whiteboard</b>. The artist draws …

How to Warmly Greet People Without Having to Touch Them

I hate hugging people I don’t know, or even ones that I barely know, and I’m not the only one. Whether you value your personal space, are concerned …

How to Create an Effective Sales Funnel Using Instagram

Discover what you need to do to begin attracting more prospects and closing more deals with help from your Instagram account.<p>6 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>One of my …

Marketing

12 Unusual Productivity Hacks to Help You Write Faster | Inc.com

It's no secret that creating content is a smart strategy to establish your expertise, attract the customers you want, and grow your business.<p>Across the board, the data makes a pretty compelling case for why you shouldn't ignore this strategy:<p>Content marketing costs 62 percent less than traditional …

Marketing

User Psychology: How to Make Your Content Strategy More Effective

We spend every single day making decisions.<p>We like to think these decisions are simply choices—from getting dressed to eating dinner, or even small …

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Customer Experiences Fail

<b>Posted by Matthias on September 25th, 2014</b><p>E-commerce offers variety, convenience, and information, empowering consumers to engage with retailers …

5 Best Practices for Effective Vertical Video

As platforms like Snapchat, Instagram and musical.ly have grown in popularity, so has the public’s appetite for video in new formats. Vertical video …

The Importance Of Social Media

Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn should be proof enough of the power of social media. The first relied heavily on Twitter during a campaign that ended …

The 7-Point Smart Solopreneuer Social Media Checklist

90 percent of businesses say social media is crucial to their marketing. But the point is, are you doing yours right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world where (according to an <i>Adweek</i> study), over 90 percent of businesses say social media is crucial to their …

Climate Change Is Keeping Americans Awake at Night. Literally.

It's time to rise.<p>In 2015, a record heat wave roasted Southern California. At the time, Nick Obradovich was a graduate student at the University of …

You too could be multilingual – it's just about unlocking the skills inside

Think back to when you first started learning a foreign language. For many readers it was probably French, German or Spanish at school.<p>I was one of …

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