LinkedIn users have rejected a new data export process set up by the company, which would allow them to export their connections' information with a delay of 24 or, occasionally, even 72 hours.
The volume of social content is massive – one billion monthly active users, 500M daily tweets, 70M photos and videos shared everyday based on data from Twitter, Instagram and YouTube alone.
80 percent of IT professionals believe social media is an easy way for hackers to gain access to corporate networks because it is often neglected in terms of security, and furthermore 36 percent even admit that their company could be breached by a hacker through one of their employees’ social media access at work.
Earlier this year two of the world’s largest social media sites, Facebook and Twitter, announced the addition of ‘buy’ buttons to their offerings, giving users the option to add billing information to their personal profiles.
Three weeks ago, Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) released its traditional end-of-the-year report about the state of IT security in Germany.
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