How the NSA & FBI made Facebook the perfect mass surveillance tool. The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool.
Documents released alongside security journalist Glenn Greenwald’s new book, “No Place To Hide,” reveal the NSA and FBI partnership, in which the two agencies developed techniques for exploiting Facebook chats, capturing private photos, collecting IP addresses, and gathering private profile data. According to the slides below, the agencies’ goal for such collection was to capture “a very rich source of information on targets,” including “personal details, ‘pattern of life,’ connections to associates, [and] media.” Does Google Control Your Destiny? Andrew Edwards | February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments inShare29 Visibility is a top goal for digital marketers, and it boils down to a very particular and very mysterious process we know as "Google Search Ranking.
" Yes. Google controls your destiny, if you are a digital marketer. Digital marketers are up to all kinds of stratagems these days: omni-channel marketing, inbound marketing, content marketing, email marketing, in-app marketing, social media marketing, convergence marketing, and then whatever constitutes flavor-of-the-month. NSA usaba "Angry Birds" para espiar. La Agencia de Seguridad Nacional (NSA) utiliza aplicaciones vulnerables como el juego "Angry Birds" para acceder a información personal o datos de localización en todo el mundo, según revelan The New York Times y The Guardian.
La agencias de inteligencia de Estados Unidos y Reino Unido llevan desde 2007 intentando explotar la gran cantidad de información obtenida por aplicaciones móviles y otra compartida en redes sociales, según nuevas revelaciones del ex analista externo de la NSA Edward Snowden (bit.ly/1lhtSVR). En las diapositivas reveladas hoy, la NSA reconoce las inmensas posibilidades de espionaje que ofrecen los "smartphones" o teléfonos inteligentes por la información recopilada por las aplicaciones de estos dispositivos móviles, "Pepitas de oro", según se afirma en una de las páginas, fechadas en mayo de 2010.
En una respuesta escrita, la NSA aseguró que no obtiene "perfiles del estadounidense común" en sus "misiones de inteligencia extranjera". How Much Google And Other Tech Companies Spent On D.C. Lobbyists In One Chart. Tech companies shelled out over $61 million to influence America’s political leaders in 2013, with Google leading the pack at a handsome $14 million.
Why You Should Fear Google's Nest Acquisition [COMIC] Google in 2014: The World Is (Almost) Its Oyster. When I interviewed Larry Page and Sergey Brin for their first ever Time magazine story, the then 27-year-old Google founders started talking up a grandiose mission: to organize the world's information.
This was at the turn of the century, when they'd just moved to an office park and could walk unknown on the street. I met them again at Burning Man 2000 when they showed up incognito in body paint at Time's RV for a drink; it took me 10 awkward minutes to recognize them. Organize all the world's information? These dorky-looking kids were geniuses of the algorithm, admittedly, but minnows compared to the might of Yahoo, the most popular search engine. Google had no revenue and a business model at which everyone else had failed: Internet advertising. New Tab. I bet every article you’ve ever read about the future of advertising has begun with a brain-shrinkingly predictable reference to Tom Cruise borefest Minority Report.
Well, not this one! I’m going to use a much more sophisticated movie reference to introduce this article: Back to the Future Part II. You know that bit where old Biff steals the DeLorean and travels back in time from 2015 to 1955 to give Marty McFly’s Sports Almanac to young Biff? Young Biff then makes millions ‘predicting’ the outcome of the sporting events listed in the almanac. Google Adds Estimated Total Conversions to Track Cross-Device Purchases in AdWords.
Starting today and over the next few weeks, Google AdWords will roll out a major reporting update to conversion tracking called Estimated Total Conversions.
This feature provides estimates of conversions that take multiple devices to complete and adds this data to the conversion reporting we see today. Following the launch of enhanced campaigns this year, search advertisers have combined mobile and desktops with the ability to further modify bids by mobile and other targeting factors. One gap in reporting and comprehension of the campaigns effectiveness has been the limited data on how consumers are navigating and converting via multiple device options.
What is a Cross-Device Conversion? Consumers constant connectivity has enabled them to browse, shop, and interact with businesses on the go and from multiple devices. How Estimated Total Conversions Works. 56% of Internet Users Have Searched for Themselves Online. You might not want to admit it, but chances are you've Googled yourself.
Don't be embarrassed — you're in the majority. According to a new study conducted by the Pew Research Center, 56% of Internet users have searched for themselves online, up from 22% when the question was first asked by the research firm in 2001. The news comes as Google celebrates its 15th birthday, but the statistic stems from a study conducted earlier this year between April and May.