Archive/category: Trust

A New Generation of Indentured Servitude

Your digital identity is comprised of information that you volunteer about yourself and information that is observed about you as you simply participate in life. You can (somewhat) control the personal data that you share with others, but have you ever wondered about the type of information that is gathered about you, how long it Read more

How Well Do Your Vendors Really Know You?

How well do our vendors know us?  I mean, how well do they really know us?  And how much do they care? They collect countless data points about us through direct or indirect activity.  They spend a lot of money buying lists containing all sorts of information about “people like us”, but what are they actually Read more

Trust in Me

Trust in me, I’m the social media vendor providing this FREE service because I want to make you happy.  I know that all of this infrastructure and the thousands of employees I have working for me are costing a small fortune, but I do this because I care …. I care about YOU! Trust in me, Read more

Facebook Photo Hack Bypasses Privacy Settings

Do you use Facebook?  Since over 700 million people do, the odds are pretty high that you fall in this category.  Are you concerned with your privacy and want control over who sees your content?  Have you taken all the steps necessary to keep your private information private and feel pretty good about yourself?  Well Read more

Dealing with Grief in a Social Setting

We had to put our family dog down. Princess Buttercup of Petersburg was my daughter’s first real pet and as my daughter grew so  did Buttercup.  For the past twelve years we celebrated life’s events and Buttercup was right there with us, every step of the way. Birthdays, holidays, even more pets; we could look Read more

Trust – The Missing Ingredient

I was having a conversation with friends the other day and while it may sound nerdy as hell, the topic was focused on identity.  I swear (trust me) that no drinks were involved but the conversation went pretty deep, nonetheless.  What is identity, how is it used, and how can it be protected?  Like Aristotle Read more