Category Archives: Privacy Issues

Office Max Big Brother Is Watching

In the quest to build more personal relationships with customers, Marketers are keen on collecting as much information about a person as possible. And this is a good thing for the most part, as it ensures we receive relevant communications … Continue reading

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Jolly Well Done

By now we are know about Prince Harry and his recent trip to Las Vegas.  While Harry’s shenanigans might have caused the Royal Family to go into damage control it provided the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority with the … Continue reading

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Love Siri? Beware: She kisses and tells.

Siri is now a well known name and probably the best admin you’ll ever have thanks to Apple’s iPhone. But what you ask and tell Siri may not be just between the two of you. In fact, Apple’s iPhone Software License … Continue reading

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Facing Your Facebook Fears

If you have a Facebook page and have ever had second thoughts about your privacy— well I don’t know, maybe you shouldn’t see this. Jason Zada, the viral marketing director behind last year’s Elf Yourself campaign for Office Max, has given … Continue reading

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Do You Trust the Tap?

It’s official… *Google Wallet* wants everyone to make their phone their wallet! The Android app is set to launch on the Sprint Nexus S 4G Google phone in the coming months. Google Wallet actually stores virtual versions of existing plastic … Continue reading

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Seriously? Think BEFORE You Post, Tweet, Tag!

I honestly can’t even believe that I’m writing this blog. I’ll start by saying that for those marketers understanding social networking, things have been positive. For those of you wrapped up in Facebook and Twitter…Think before you post. If you … Continue reading

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You Can Run But You Can’t Hide.

Ever feel like what you search for on line is following you? Welcome to the world of retargeting marketing, which proves you can run but you can’t hide –not when it comes to online tracking. Retargeting uses cookie technology to … Continue reading

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