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Snapchat’s Dirty Little Secrets

By Amy McGregor

Snapchat is an application used on a smart phone or tablet computer (Young, 2004: 827). The application Snapchat allows individuals to send images and videos, which are referred to as snaps… 552 more words

Privacy for YouTube Celebrities

By Zoe Wickham

On-line makeup tutorials are fast becoming one of the most popular genres of videos consumed on YouTube. International channels such as Carli Bybel and Shaaanxo as well as home grown talent such as Lauren Curtis and Chloe Morello have a positive impact on the lives of the female population. 615 more words

SCOUS: GPS Trackers Are a Form of Search and Seizure

If the government puts a GPS tracker on you, your car, or any of your personal effects, it counts as a search—and is therefore protected by the Fourth Amendment.

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Politics

Facebook Tracks You Even If You Opt Out, Says Belgian Report

  • A report commissioned by Belgium’s data protection agency has slammed Facebook for tracking people online, even if they are not logged into Facebook, even if they have opted out of tracking—even if they are not Facebook users at all, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
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Internet

"Your location has been shared 5398 times" - Do we need a privacy assistant on our smartphones?

Do you know how much information your smartphone is giving away to app makers and advertisers?

Lots of people have “no idea,” according to a computer scientist at… 673 more words

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Social media and privacy

Privacy, one of the most valued things in the world. We want our own space, our own room where we can relax and be ourselves. We have secrets that we would not want to share with the world. 295 more words

Social Media