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Why #AdBlockers May be as Bad as the #Ads they are blocking: they need to make $$ using ads+tracking

Why #AdBlockers May be as Bad as the #Ads they are blocking: they need to make $$ using ads+tracking | It's a digital world | Scoop.it
For publishers and advertisers, Internet ad blockers are a scourge. But the blockers also have to pay the bills.

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Farid Mheir's curator insight, December 18, 2016 12:02 PM

WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT

Surveillance is part of the web browsing experience mostly due to ads and social beacons. Trying to block them off not only degrades the user experience but may not provide the expected benefits as it may provide a different type of surveillance. Ad blocking does not appear to be the solution after all. So what can provide more privacy when surfing the web? The question remains open.

Jean-Marie Grange's comment, December 20, 2016 1:12 PM
Maybe one solution would be for content publishers to offer the choice of paying a fair amount for ad-free content... http://sco.lt/7CrAVl
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How to Bury Negative Google Results ?

How to Bury Negative Google Results ? | It's a digital world | Scoop.it

Here is a quick guide for marketing departments, techies or individuals to assist in burying negative search results on Google. Do keep in mind that the effectiveness of these actions will be determined by 1. the effort you are able to put into it and 2. The SEO and value of the site hosting the negative content.


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Simple approach to manage online reputation.

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Farid Mheir's curator insight, September 21, 2013 6:19 PM

Part of the new reality of the digital life, is how to manage the good and the bad. Here a very practical (if not easy) approach.

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Five Best Password Managers @lifehacker

Five Best Password Managers @lifehacker | It's a digital world | Scoop.it

A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep them local only, change web passwords with a click, log in to sites for you, and more. This week, we're looking at five of the best options.


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Very useful tools!
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Farid Mheir's curator insight, September 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Whichever you select, use a password manager. Do it now.