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German homes opted-out from Google Street View get vandalized

German homes opted-out from Google Street View get vandalized

[ 0 ] November 24, 2021

You will probably already have heard of all the many stories concerning privacy issues on Google’s Street View and we have posted previously about privacy laws being broken and how personal information, including passwords have been collected by Google. In Germany this led to a clampdown by the German government who safeguarded citizens’ privacy by [...]

Facebook and Google tracking NHS website users

Facebook and Google tracking NHS website users

[ 2 ] November 24, 2021

There have long been privacy concerns with Facebook, Google and others and this story about information being given to companies about people accessing an NHS website, may well worry a lot of people. It has been disclosed that users of the NHS Choices website are having the ‘conditions’ pages that they have visited, passed on [...]

Facebook history of privacy issues - clearly displayed

Facebook history of privacy issues - clearly displayed

[ 0 ] August 26, 2021

An infographic can be a really useful way of displaying figures or facts graphically that makes things a lot clearer than simply displaying a list of information. They enable users to more easily see the bigger picture about a subject such as the one we featured yesterday called the GeoSocial Universe which showed data from [...]

Facebook: Privacy and profitability concerns

Facebook: Privacy and profitability concerns

[ 1 ] July 19, 2021

Online social media giants Facebook have experienced both positive and negative feedback during the 6 year period that it has been available to users. Mark Zuckerberg CEO of Facebook, has enjoyed watching the site grow in user numbers outdoing it’s competitors such as MySpace and Bebo, which has taken Facebook user numbers in the region [...]