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Tag Archives: MySpace

Myspace Confesses Failure to Abide by Privacy Laws

Posted in Internet Privacy
Myspace agreed to 20 years of US government oversight of privacy, just like Facebook did in 2011 and Google did in 2010. On May 8, 2012 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a statement about its settlement with Myspace dislosing the following mispresentations which were violations of federal privacy laws : Myspace provided advertisers with… Continue Reading

IRS Scored Better Customer Satisfaction than Facebook

Posted in eCommerce
A new report shows that customers are not that happy with Facebook and MySpace also showed that social media was ranked lower than property & casualty insurance. Also not a surprise that airlines were lower in customer satisfaction than social media. The 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) was produced in partnership with ForeSee Results… Continue Reading

Feds Declare that Blogs and Social Networks are Public Meetings

Posted in Internet Privacy
For purposes of dealing with web 2.0 the White House Memo released on April 7, 2010 about social media specifically states that “interactive meeting tools—including but not limited to public conference calls, webinars, blogs, discussion boards, forums, message boards, chat sessions, social networks, and online communities—to be equivalent to in-person public meetings.” The White House… Continue Reading

HEADLINE: FBI Director Warns of ‘Rapidly Expanding’ Cyberterrorism Threat

Posted in eCommerce
The Robert S. Mueller III’s (FBI Director) warning is not a surprise but how the IT community deals with these threats impact us all. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano “admitted there is an urgent need to step up efforts to protect Americans from cyber attacks.” Also Ms. Napolitano’s predecessor Michael Chertoff, former DHS secretary, under… Continue Reading

BIG NEWS: Google Search Engine Results Now Provides Social Network Updates

Posted in eCommerce
Google added two new links for “My social circle” and “My social content” that permit Social Networking searches! This blending of the most popular search engine in the US with social networking is getting more interesting since “Google is striking real-time deals with both Facebook and MySpace. Updates from public pages on Facebook will appear… Continue Reading