Must Reading: How Vulnerable are YOU to Being Tracked by Hackers?

Earlier this week, we posted about “What Happens to Our Privacy If a Company IsĀ Sold?” The answer was pretty disconcerting!! In this post, we are furthering the discussion by publicizing a very recent article Josh Keller, K.K. Rebecca Lai, and Nicole Perlroth for the New York Times — “How Many Times Has Your Personal Information […]

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What Happens to Our Privacy If a Company Is Sold?

Most of us are not fully aware of the privacy policies and rules that go into effect if a company sold is sold or goes into bankruptcy. Suppose we signed up for a Web site that had specific restrictions on how our personal information could be used, such as not providing it to a third […]

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Young Adults Shopping at Wal-Mart

Yes, you read the title to this post correctly. Despite some stereotypes to the contrary, Wal-Mart is attracting lots of young adults. InfoScout recently conducted research on this subject. As reported by Jack Neff for Advertising Age, there were some unexpected results: “What’s the hottest big retailer with millennials [young adults]? Wal-Mart. The reason may be its investment […]

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Pinterest Adding Buyable Pins

Pinterest is more popular than ever, and just keeps on growing. Consider these statistics compiled by Craig Smith of DMR: 42 percent of all online U.S. adult women (and 13 percent of men) utilize Pinterest. In the U.S., as of 2015, Pinterest has more than 47 million total users (expected to reach 59 million by […]

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