Ian Glazer

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Applications of the social graph and opting in

by Ian Glazer  |  August 3, 2010  |  Comments Off

Having a speaker from Facebook at Catalyst certainly comes in handy sometimes. Luke has kindly commented on a thread of posts I’ve got going over on Tuesdaynight. What started as personal conversation has become something that I think you’d be interested in – especially if you attended the privacy track last week at Catalyst. Start […]

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The Glazer Gotta Equation: How enterprises evaluate their concerns about social tools

by Ian Glazer  |  August 3, 2010  |  1 Comment

Last week at Catalyst North America, Mike G and I unveiled our only-slightly-ridiculous Glazer Gotta Equation. This equation describes the factors that an enterprise evaluates during its consideration to deploy social tools. The factors are: Control over the service Location of the data Sensitivity of the data Age of data Location of the person Time […]

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Facebook privacy revisited: Privacy Mirror version 2

by Ian Glazer  |  December 18, 2009  |  Comments Off

Facebook’s recent changes to its privacy system has been garnering a lot of attention and not a lot of it is good. Both the EFF and Kaliya Hamlin (viaReadWriteWeb) have written up their takes on the matter and, all in all, I think they are decent assessments. With all the supposed changes in Facebook’s privacy system, […]

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Why seeing your social activities again seems so uncomfortable?

by Ian Glazer  |  November 23, 2009  |  Comments Off

Continuing Burton Group’s work of social networking and social media, I’ve been having various forms of this conversation over the last few weeks. First, I was at TechAmerica talking about social networks, privacy, and data breaches. Although the audio isn’t great, you can get the gist from this video. Then I was talking to the guys from InfoChimps […]

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Beyond Privacy Mirror

by Ian Glazer  |  July 27, 2009  |  Comments Off

Over the last two weeks, I have been using my homegrown Facebook application, Privacy Mirror, as a means of experimenting with Facebook’s privacy settings. Although Facebook provides a nice interface to view your profile through your friends’ eyes, it does not do the same for applications. I built Privacy Mirror with the hopes of learning what […]

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