privacy

Facebook Users Have One Week to Vote on Policy Changes, Voting Rights

With the U.S. election behind us, members of a more populous — albeit virtual — nation are hitting the polls. Facebook users have five more days to cast their ballot in the “Facebook Site Governance Vote.” The social-network giant proposed changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SSR) and Data Use Policy on Nov. 21. Now, … Read more

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YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update

As previously reported, Google announced its list of February algorithm/search quality changes. The list had forty changes. One of them was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube’. The related part of the list says: More locally relevant predictions in YouTube. [project codename “Suggest”] We’ve improved the ranking for predictions in YouTube to provide more locally relevant … Read more

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Last chance to clear out Google Web History before the great data convergence

The end is nigh! For about 59 different Google ToS documents at least. After today, the new consolidated privacy policy will go into effect on March 1st, which will also consolidate much of your data across Google’s properties. That means this is a your last chance to clear out El Goog’s “you archives” before the great convergence of 2012. If you’re … Read more

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