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Thought Leaders Discuss The Future of Curation & Social Media

Thought Leaders Discuss The Future of Curation & Social Media | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
We asked Mark Cuban, Dennis Crowley, Gina Bianchini, and more than a dozen others. Here's what they said.

 

This article by Dan Frommer and Jen Ortiz for Business Insider links to a slideshow with quotes from major Social Media company CEOs and co-founders, intellectuals and a Curated Twitter persona, among others about their takes on the future of Social Media. 

 

Here's just one of them, from Dae Mellencamp, CEO of Vimeo:

 

**** "The future of social media is the loss of the distinction between media and social interaction online. Mass media and social media will be seamlessly integrated across devices and platforms to offer relevant, dynamic, personalized experiences for people anywhere.

 

**Discoverability and the import of editorial curation will not be lost, but rather inherently incorporated into the environments for richer and more customized experiences."

 

The full article has many more gems and is well worth a few minutes of your time!

 

Read full article: [http://read.bi/tgVOQe]


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Privacy Study: Top U.S. Websites Share Visitor Personal Data

Privacy Study: Top U.S. Websites Share Visitor Personal Data | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it
A study released Tuesday shows that 45% of the top 185 U.S. websites transmit identifying details about their visitors to at least four outside websites.
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Take This Lollipop will make you think twice about what you share on Facebook

Take This Lollipop will make you think twice about what you share on Facebook | Psychology of Consumer Behaviour | Scoop.it

With ever-growing audiences, social networks have become a great place to share things with your friends, meet new people and find new and interesting things to do, both on and offline.

However, social networks can be dangerous places to share information, particularly if you are careless about the data you provide on your profile without the proper safeguards in place. Take This Lollipop plays on the fact that many people underestimate the power of social networks and the information that can be obtained from them, connecting to your Facebook account to play through a scene where a creepy man spying and tracking you."

 

I didn't try this because, well, you have to allow it to access your facebook, and if it is trying to warn me about what I share, should I share that access to find out?

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