Facebook serves you hyper-targeted ads based on data points they collect on you, from your location to your behavior (on & off FB). It's plain creepy.
#DeleteFacebook, or at the very least, follow @jeffersongraham's steps to turn off Location Services.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1244259768711118851
"The First Amendment is often weaponized to undermine our privacy interests," but @MargotKaminski & @juriscott explain that, "regulations aimed at protecting basic privacy rights are often necessary to safeguard First Amendment rights."
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1243897382892449792
Virtual meetings are the new normal, but "if not set up correctly, former coworkers, disgruntled employees, or hackers might be able to eavesdrop."
Check out @NIST's tips for protecting your (and your company's) privacy: https://www.nist.gov/blogs/cybersecurity-insights/preventing-eavesdropping-and-protecting-privacy-virtual-meetings
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1243534996654129158
Our friends at Vivaldi share simple ways you can protect your personal information online, including sharing less, understanding who you're sharing with, taking passwords seriously, educating others, and if you use social networks, doing so with caution.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1243172604007063552
Amazon claims Ring (video doorbells) reduce crime but reports from police are inconclusive.
"Public safety is frequently used as a justification for surveillance," but surveillance tech rightfully raises concerns amongst privacy advocates.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1242810219320786944
As more people find themselves moving inside and online, we'd like to offer our support, starting with tips from our remote team on how to work from home.
At DuckDuckGo, we've worked remotely for 10+ years to empower you to take back your privacy online. https://spreadprivacy.com/tips-remote-work/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1242434953784123404
If you find yourself using new tools online while in social isolation during COVID-19, use this security resource library from @StaySafeOnline for tips to stay safe online.
Even in a time of crisis, privacy is your human right.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1242085441341468674
If you decide to send/access your medical records via mobile app, please use caution.
“...health providers are no longer responsible for the security of your health information after it is sent to a third party.”
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1241723055744978952
Looking for the latest info on COVID-19? We've set up a new instant answer at the top of our always private search results. We will be improving it over time and welcome feedback: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=covid-19
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1241360668432961536
With way more people #WFH, use of webcams is skyrocketing. If that includes you, be sure to understand & limit apps that have access to your webcam & also consider a webcam cover, like tape/Post-it notes.
We even offer nicer, DuckDuckGo-branded covers: https://duckduckgo.merchmadeeasy.com/collections/accessories/products/webcam-piece
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240998277245480962
Good to know 🥔.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240765925336498177
That's great to hear, Chris! Thanks for being open to trying our search engine again. Glad to have you on the Duck side.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240754947454570496
Hi there, we're glad that you reached out so that we can clear up any confusion. We aren't owned by or in partnership with Google. We hope that's helpful in clarifying the matter.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240754009599811585
Hey Jason, thanks for giving our search engine a try. And thanks for the honest feedback about search results. We're always looking to improve, so your feedback matters 🙂.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240753428294402048
Zachary McCoy, who was falsely accused of robbery due to Google location data, says, “I didn’t realize that by having location services on that Google [keeps] a log of where I was going… I never read [terms of service]… I don’t think most people do."
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240635892936650752
ICYMI last month @geoffreyfowler shared a useful overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act, including what it is, how it impacts your data rights, and a comprehensive list (with actionable links) of companies that accept CCPA requests: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/02/06/ccpa-faq/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1240273503259156481
For our Spanish-speaking friends, #ComeToTheDuckSide! 🙂
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1239911113334165505
Beware of #COVID19 scams. Amidst the current pandemic, it's still important to stay vigilant to protect yourself and your data online, as well as those who may be vulnerable around you. https://twitter.com/StaySafeOnline/status/1238145254290792450
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1239557224332025857
If you weren't convinced it's time to #DeleteFacebook...
"Suppose I go to a restaurant, & booked using my name & phone number. The restaurant sends that data to Facebook...[&] Facebook can then tell if I saw an advert which led me to make a purchase."
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1239186340278910976
In the words of @jakevoytko, "DuckDuckGo does a good job. I haven’t found a reason to switch back to Google." #ComeToTheDuckSide
Here's our CEO & Founder, @yegg, on why you should choose DuckDuckGo instead of Google: https://www.quora.com/Why-should-I-use-DuckDuckGo-instead-of-Google/answer/Gabriel-Weinberg
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1238823951389863938