Friday, July 13, 2012

Around The Net

  • FTC Slaps Google With $25M Privacy PenaltyThe Wall Street Journal

    Google Inc. was slapped with a huge penalty from the FTC for privacy violations. It is close to a deal to pay $22.5 million to settle charges related to its surreptitious bypassing of the privacy settings of millions of Apple Inc. users, according to officials briefed on the settlement terms. The fine is expected to be the largest penalty ever levied on a single company by the FTC. It offers the latest sign of the FTC's stepped-up approach to policing online privacy violations. ...Read the whole story

  • YP.com Redesigns Local SearchYouTube
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Most "mocial" (mobile/social/local) email conversations have been about the impact of social media and networks. Participants range from the misguided, who suggest that social media would kill email, to folks like yours truly, who believe that ...More


  • The Whole Story: Second-Screening By Genre

    "Second-screening," or the use of tablets and smartphones while watching TV, is on the rise, but have you ever wondered how that behavior breaks down by programming genre? To kick off "The Whole Story," a new ...More