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WhatsApp and iMessage vulnerable to FBI searches – according to…the FBI

An internal FBI document obtained by Rolling Stone indicates that WhatsApp and iMessage, while billing themselves as secure messaging apps, are in fact very vulnerable to law-enforcement searches when the FBI has a warrant or subpoena. According to the document, WhatsApp will also provide more practically-real-time information about a user and their activities than nearly every other major messaging tool.

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LinkedIn tests “Group Identity B2B”, a privacy-first, first-party data solution to alleviate tracking

December 7, 2021

Looking for new ways to provide connectivity for its audience of 800 million customers amid new and evolving privacy regulations, LinkedIn is categorizing segments using Group Identity B2B. The tool, which is being tested by an initial group of users, will use data from LinkedIn profiles, including seniority and industry, to group individuals and enable marketers to reach relevant audiences without a need for tracking.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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