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Experience vs. Privacy: Why Are Offline Experiences Creepy Online?

Experience vs. Privacy: Why Are Offline Experiences Creepy Online?

To some people, phrases like “online monitoring” and “customer data capture” conjure images of surveillance — of online retailers stalking their movements as they browse websites. A vocal minority of people believe there is something inherently Orwellian in tracking and analyzing customers’ online activities.

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12 Things Marketers Should Know About MarTech’s New Categories

12 Things Marketers Should Know About MarTech's New Categories

At last count marketers have 6,829 marketing technology (MarTech) solutions available from 6,242 unique vendors in about 50 categories from which to choose, according to Scott Brinker’s 7th edition of the marketing technology landscape.  Brinker, vice president of platform ecosystem at HubSpot  and author of the Chief Marketing Technologist

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The Curious Case of the Black Leggings (and Why Leaving Facebook Isn’t Really an Option)

The Curious Case of the Black Leggings (and Why Leaving Facebook Isn’t Really an Option)

Recently, I noticed that most of my black leggings were looking like a hot mess. I decided it was time to up my leggings game in general, so I posted on Facebook for recommendations. Whoa. People are fanatical about their brand choices for leggings.

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Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

San Francisco-based Slack has updated its privacy policy. Unlike many of the privacy policy updates announced since the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, this update enables employers to view and download everything users share in Slack, even conversations shared in private channels.

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9 Ways to Jumpstart Your GDPR Compliance Program

9 Ways to Jumpstart Your GDPR Compliance Program

The General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) goes into effect May 25. That's less than four months away for those of you counting. However, according to a report from the UK Government, many of you are not paying attention. The British Government reported Jan. 24 in its "Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018: Preparations for the new Data Protection Act"  that less than half

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