[EN] German Regulators Order Facebook to Change Data Collection Practices

On Feb. 7, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO), the Bundeskartellamt, imposed far-reaching restrictions on Facebook’s processing of user data. The action followed several years of investigations and an announcement earlier in the year that such a decision would be coming. The FCO is Germany’s independent anti-trust regulator. So what does the FCO’s decision mean … [EN] German Regulators Order Facebook to Change Data Collection Practices weiterlesen

[EN] GDPR: Challenge or Opportunity? Change Direction or stay on target?

I have started again writing on/for CMSwire in English language. This is the orignal draft of my summary on our German GDPR discussion. The CMSwire article can be found here. Recently, a data glitch at Amazon caused other users‘ personal data to go „out of human error“ to a German user who had requested his … [EN] GDPR: Challenge or Opportunity? Change Direction or stay on target? weiterlesen

[EN] Time to say goodbye: After the research of the NYT I have stopped using WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook

This is the updated and corrected version of my planned post. I am stopping to use Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. The original plan was to delete WhatsApp and Instagram from my devices, but still use Facebook, because I find a lot of friends there and I can generate reach for my blog posts reach and … [EN] Time to say goodbye: After the research of the NYT I have stopped using WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook weiterlesen

[EN] Needed in today’s work environment: Filter information & create context

A colleague and I recently gave a presentation called From Social Media to Social Business for the executive board of a medium-sized German enterprise, and I showed this video to start it off. The numbers are huge – 100 million tweets every day, 35 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute. In 2011, people … [EN] Needed in today’s work environment: Filter information & create context weiterlesen

[EN] Why C-Level Should Get Used to Less Control – Forbes

Social media is an important part of how leaders can communicate with their employees and external stakeholders, but Groysberg warns it’s only a tool: “Fundamentally, if you try to build a conversation-powered corporation, technology can help you, but without dedicated leadership and an inclusive culture, it won’t happen.” The real goal, he says, should be … [EN] Why C-Level Should Get Used to Less Control – Forbes weiterlesen

[EN] Social Business: You are the Change Agent | The Social Customer (@briansolis)

When you joined the organization you’re at today, you most likely received a desk, a PC, a phone, an email account, etc. You probably didn’t receive a Twitter handle or a Facebook page. You brought those into company. But that’s not all that came along with you. You introduced a new perspective on how transparent … [EN] Social Business: You are the Change Agent | The Social Customer (@briansolis) weiterlesen

[EN] SharePoint is really a Web 1.0 tool – via CMSWire

A great summary of the capabilities of Sharepoint and a must read on it’s weaknesses and limitations: SharePoint architecture, which is not inherently collaborative, is based on a much older model of “publish and subscribe.” It is very top-down and hierarchy supportive, more like a Web 1.0 (or pre-Web) application than today’s Web 2.0 social … [EN] SharePoint is really a Web 1.0 tool – via CMSWire weiterlesen

[EN] Sharing Content to Show Thought Leadership – eMarketer

Creating, finding and sharing compelling content can prove to consumers that a company knows its territory, is a thought leader in its industry and wants to help customers keep up-to-date on important developments. … But content curation is not a low-touch activity, and according to HiveFire the greatest challenges are creating content that is original … [EN] Sharing Content to Show Thought Leadership – eMarketer weiterlesen