Contacts

Why to keep your contacts safe from Apps

Apps that ask for accessing your contacts should be viewed with a very critical eye. To illustrate this, let me tell you a story. Sue and Joe are good friends since their days at college. However, Joe recently got into conspiracy theories and even joined a network of conspiracy theorists. They use an app to […]

Alternative

What is the best Messenger Alternative for Media-Companies?

The announced change of WhatsApp’s privacy terms has lead to an exodus of users to alternative messengers. It’s no surprise that this happened, since WhatsApp’s mother company Facebook is interested in data and will find ways to monetize it. They have done this in the past when they forced companies to use their WhatsApp Business […]

iOS 14 Changes Aren’t Bad for Small Businesses After All

Facebook’s full-page ad campaign claims that Apple’s new policy, which will ask users to opt-in for tracking, will hurt small businesses. While it cannot be denied that small businesses depend on advertising, Facebook’s monopoly on social media and it’s popularity means that many small businesses depend on Facebook. For example, take a look at the […]

Is Apple Killing A Billion-Dollar Ad Industry With A Popup?

The focus on Apple’s WWDC 2020 Keynote was on the next iterations of iOS, mac OS Big Sur and of course Apple Silicon. From the perspective of advertisement agencies, there was a specific feature that made them – let’s say – uneasy. It’s a new iOS 14 privacy-feature that requires active opting-in from users. Starting […]

Jitsi for the win

Everybody seems to make video calls all the time these days. The usage of Zoom has skyrocketed and so have the privacy issues with this videoconferencing app. As alternative we recommend Jitsi. It’s open source (yay!), it uses a good level of encryption (yay!) and you can install it on your own server (yay!). And […]