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Data Privacy Day

  1. Could Bing Ever Overtake Google in Search?

    I don't buy the "protect searchers privacy" deal as the reason for moving all search to HTTPS and not providing us with the valued keyword data (while continuing to provide this to advertisers). So, rather than trying to understand what users mean...

  2. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    First, Google has been making major steps to protect everyone's privacy, to prevent eavesdropping from government agencies throughout the world. Despite initial claims by Google that it would only affect a small percentage of overall analytics data...

  3. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    If your site is ecommerce, or you’re using encrypted pages to protect visitor privacy on a form or elsewhere, you’ll want to check your certificate on launch day. Title Tags/Meta Data On launch day, it’s time to execute.

  4. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    See "Google to Appeal Italian Privacy Ruling and Jail-Time Sentence" for more details on the case's history. Apple records and keeps users' Siri queries for up to 2 years – Los Angeles TimesData is anonymized after six months, but Apple keeps the...

  5. Future Forward - Shifts in the Digital Revolution at #SESLON

    In other words, people change their views on privacy when value is delivered, Coplin said. What's more, the web of the world is powered more by big data. A search for "sushi" on a mobile device at lunchtime should yield different results than a...

  6. Insights From 7th Graders About Google, Smartphones, Panda, Privacy & Paid Search

    I was amazed at how much the class retained, how interested they were in digital marketing, and how my points about privacy resonated with them. I also uncovered some important data regarding how 13-year-olds view certain aspects of digital marketing.

  7. Why & How Google Hands Over Users' Data to Governments

    Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Google has followed up last week's transparency report update – which revealed that government requests have risen by 70 percent over the last two years – with a little more information on how it deals with...

  8. Facebook’s Graph Search: the Ultimate Personalized Discovery Engine?

    It really does seem like Facebook is on to something BIG with Graph Search: