Poshmark's market cap is now $1.4B, a 50%+ drop from its January IPO, as revenue growth slowed to 16% in Q3, down from 42% in Q1, amid Apple's privacy changes (Malique Morris/The Information)

[ad_1] Malique Morris / The Information: Poshmark’s market cap is now $1.4B, a 50%+ drop from its January IPO, as revenue growth slowed to 16% in Q3, down from 42% in Q1, amid Apple’s privacy changes  —  This should be Poshmark’s moment.  The online merchant is at the center of a burgeoning social shopping explosion … Read more

Now Isn’t the Time to Give Users Control of Their Data

[ad_2] The testimony of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen sparked the latest flare-up in a never-ending series of revelations on how companies and governments mine and commercialize our personal data. In an attempt to put consumers back in the driver’s seat, recent updates to data protection regulations such as the GDPR in the European Union and … Read more

Why consumer privacy is Google’s ace in the hole

[ad_2] Why consumer privacy is Google’s ace in the hole Your privacy means the world to us. We share your personal information only when you give us explicit permission to do so, and confirm we have your permission each time. Learn more by viewing our privacy policy.Ok #consumer #privacy #Googles #ace #hole … Read more

Samsung releases Android 12-based One UI 4 for the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra, with new theming options, keyboard tweaks, and privacy settings (Jon Porter/The Verge)

[ad_1] Jon Porter / The Verge: Samsung releases Android 12-based One UI 4 for the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra, with new theming options, keyboard tweaks, and privacy settings  —  With older phones and tablets following ‘soon’  —  Samsung is making its One UI 4 software update available for the Galaxy S21 … … Read more

A Black Woman Invented Home Security. Why Did It Go So Wrong?

[ad_2] Amazon is not the only one. This trend can also be seen with the rise of automated license plate reader systems for individual neighborhoods, Google’s partnership with ADT, and the company’s launch of “smart” security cameras that offer the ability to define “events” to record, recognize friendly faces, and detect noises such as glass … Read more

Some TikTok users say the app is encouraging them to follow people they know in real life, raising privacy concerns over TikTok's tactics to connect users (Louise Matsakis/Wired)

[ad_1] Louise Matsakis / Wired: Some TikTok users say the app is encouraging them to follow people they know in real life, raising privacy concerns over TikTok’s tactics to connect users  —  The social network got huge by ignoring who you know.  That’s increasingly no longer the case.  —  Unlike other social apps … #TikTok … Read more

Updated Apple Privacy Measures Draw A New Line For Marketers

[ad_2] Change is inevitable, especially in technology — but not all changes are ideal. Apple’s new Mail Privacy Protection (MPP) measures are a classic example, at least for marketers. As of Sept. 20, subscribers now have the option to opt-in for the new privacy measures on various devices, including the Mail app on iOS 15, … Read more

The Sneaky Way TikTok Is Connecting You to Real-Life Friends

[ad_2] Unlike other social apps, TikTok didn’t become a global success by connecting people with their friends and family. Its stated mission is to “inspire creativity and build joy,” a far cry from Facebook’s goal to “bring the world closer together.” The app’s central feature, the For You Page algorithm, primarily recommends videos based on … Read more

Apple ecosystem challenges: Epic v. Apple, IDFA, privacy, and payments

[ad_1] Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Apple has one of the world’s biggest gaming ecosystems with $47 billion of spending in 2020, according to measurement firm Sensor Tower. And while it doesn’t have a game business, its share of gaming revenues thanks … Read more