Email Marketing Needs to Change Post GDPR

If you’ve got an email address you’ll currently be inundated with GDPR emails pleading with you to “stay in touch” or “take control of your privacy options” (the least compelling call-to-action ever?). The companies sending these emails are increasingly starting to sound like desperate exes trying to convince you to give them one more chance. I’ve received some good GDPR emails, lots of…

Facebook Data Collection, Face Recognition and Ads

Since the Cambridge Analytica news story broke, Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, have come under increasing pressure to be transparent about how Facebook collects data and how its ads operate. After an estimated 87 million Facebook users had their personal data harvested, Facebook’s Chief Executive attended a hearing at the Washington senate in the U.S. to address concerns about Facebook’s ability…