Defining privacy in the digital age – myths, pitfalls and positives

Privacy online has multiple meanings for different platforms and businesses - but what about us here at digi.me? So much personal information about each of us is scattered about the web, traded, sold on and held in multiple places that we can neither access nor delete, that we can have no realistic expectation of full … Continue reading Defining privacy in the digital age – myths, pitfalls and positives

World’s biggest tech companies failing users on data privacy

Some of the world's top tech companies are failing users over privacy, according to the most comprehensive research published on the subject. Firms including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, AT&T, Orange France and Vodafone were surveyed by an organisation called Ranking Digital Rights using 31 measures that focused on corporate disclosure of policies and practices … Continue reading World’s biggest tech companies failing users on data privacy

Facebook Sued For Monitoring Private Messages

Happy New Year! 2014 may only be a few days old, but already there are plenty of social media stories breaking, and one in particular that may have already caught your eye is the allegation that Facebook monitors users' private messages. A class action lawsuit is being brought against Facebook, claiming that the social network … Continue reading Facebook Sued For Monitoring Private Messages

Will Facebook Graph Search Scare Away Those Naïve To Privacy Controls?

Facebook Graph Search is finally rolling out to the masses. When he first announced the new feature in January 2013, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said "Graph Search is a completely new way for people to get information on Facebook... Eventually... we want to index all the posts and all of the content on Facebook." However, by … Continue reading Will Facebook Graph Search Scare Away Those Naïve To Privacy Controls?

Facebook Blog About Privacy Re. 3rd Party Apps

In a blog post last Friday, Facebook went into quite some depth about the privacy of your data when it comes to connecting with third-party apps, and when users you are friends with connect with them. You can read the whole entry on the Facebook Privacy blog, but we'll just cover a couple of points … Continue reading Facebook Blog About Privacy Re. 3rd Party Apps