Blackphone is a “journey built upon privacy, control and security wrapped in a high-end smartphone built by a team of cryptographers, security and mobile innovators.”
In addition to privacy considerations, there are concerns about the ubiquitousness of individuals recording the minutiae of everyday life to share on social media platforms.
Are millennials clueless when it comes to online privacy, or do they simply care less about privacy than previous generations?
Now the debate has reached the highest office in the land and President Obama delivered a speech about the current role of the government security apparatus and how widespread Internet surveillance programs should work in the future.
When dealing with the fallout of a cyber-bullying incident, Matt Shaw discovered that there was no real way to delete the content. In fact, he had no control of the content and it would live on the Facebook servers forever. So he created Memorease and Milestones for social media users who are tired of being the product.
Tung Yin is a law professor at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.
The Syrian Electronic Army posts anti-surveillance messages on Skype’s blog, Facebook and Twitter accounts. Social media is exploding in Brazil. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
While “selfie” may have been a popular buzzword this year, along with twerk and hashtag, according to Dictionary.com, privacy was a preeminent concern in 2013.
SocialSafe is of the opinion that you own your own content, so the company provides software that allows you to download, store and view all your posted content on your own computer.
The problem with tackling death on social media is that the entire infrastructure is set up to be happy and congratulatory.