WhatsApp data sharing receives update in an attempt to control user loss

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As users flee to the rival Signal app, clarifications are being made to the controversial privacy policy. The forced WhatsApp data sharing policy has received substantial criticism, leading many users to flock to Signal, a rival messaging service. In response, WhatsApp has responded by clarifying its privacy policy update, effective February 8. On the official website’s FAQ page, an update is posted regarding the WhatsApp data sharing policy update. Users were advised of the updated terms by way of an in-app update that require users to agree in order to…

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Fitbit acquisition by Google is now complete, despite controversy

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Following considerable regulatory scrutiny, Alphabet now owns the fitness tracking company. After having undergone regulatory scrutiny both in the United States and by the European Union, the Fitbit acquisition by Google’s parent company Alphabet has become official. Among the primary concerns voiced about this deal is that Google would receive massive data quantities. The Fitbit acquisition gives Google access to a substantial amount of logged user health data. This was among the primary regulatory concerns for the deal. The reason is that targeted advertising is central to Google’s revenue. Therefore,…

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Why SEO isn’t Just About Search Engines – It’s About Customer Experience, Too!

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Your website is at the very core of your digital marketing efforts. It is where prospective customers go to learn more about your business, explore your product or service offering, and, hopefully, where they go to make conversions. Ultimately, the goal is to craft a beautiful, functional website that makes a positive, lasting impression. But how exactly do you go about making sure that people find your website in the first place? This is where search engine optimization (SEO) comes in.  Most business owners think of SEO as a technical…

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Tour guide app uses David Attenborough hologram to guide guests in UK greenspaces

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The application uses augmented reality to guide people with an “Attenborough in your pocket.” A Sir David Attenborough hologram has become the star of a new app that lets smartphone users enjoy the directions and information provided when they visit a spectrum of sites across the United Kingdom. The celebrated nature documentary host will guide app uses through a number of UK greenspaces. The 94-year-old will be in the spotlight throughout the augmented reality app, which will launch at the same time that the BBC brings out its next big…

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Simple Tips to Help You Get More from Your Website

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The possibilities are endless if you have a website. You can reach a limitless audience, change the lives of people, raise money for charity, sell products – you can do it all. However, it takes a good website to be really successful, and these simple tips can help take your site to the next level. Don’t Overcomplicate There are many amazing things you can do with your website, but more often than not, it’s the simple things your users care about. People come to your website with a simple goal…

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