News by Topic
- Search Marketing
- Email Marketing
- Loyalty Marketing
- Mobile Marketing
- Social Marketing
- Viral Marketing
- Trends & Ideas
- Internet Marketing 101
Google releases tips on Google Glass etiquette
Recent research has revealed that many have concerns surrounding the use of Google Glass, not just about their own use but of how others use the wearable technology. To educate Google Glass Explorers on etiquette, Google has just released a list of do's and don'ts.
Earlier this month, LoveMyVouchers surveyed UK consumers about their views on privacy with regards to Google Glass. Privacy was a consideration among 71% who cited, among other reasons, concern for activities such as being filmed without their permission. Furthermore, 64% said they would feel uncomfortable talking to a person sporting the wearable tech.
For those whose common sense is lacking, Google has released a swathe of do's and don'ts.
The do's are pretty straight forward and, in the main, encourage 'proper' use of the device such as using the screen lock, engaging in communities set up to provide advice and feedback and generally using the technology to explore the world. One particular do should really belong in the don'ts. Google suggests you ask permission before taking photographs or video of others - in other words, don't be creepy, or a stalker, or just plain annoying.
As for the don'ts, they are mostly common sense. Google suggests you don't 'Glass Out' (there's a new term begging entry into the urban dictionary) - in other words, limit use of Google Glass to short bursts of activity and don't attempt to use the device to read War and Peace.
In addition, advice includes not getting annoyed with all the attention you're likely to get while sporting the device, removing them while undertaking high-impact activities (or before being thumped for being found out videoing without permission) and, if in an area where smartphones are to be turned off, turn off and remove your Google Glass device, too.
Image via Shutterstock
- Ecomm Roundup: 3 platform releases offer more control
- Top 3 tips to make the most of Instagram ads
- Study: Publishers concerned about Google, Facebook, competition
- Most parents will shop offline for Halloween candy and costumes
- VR, mobile to boost game industry revenues past $100 billion by 2018
- Four tips to connect with festive shoppers
- Retailers can convert 'window shoppers' with real-time analytics
- Mobile use during dining experience researched
Featured White Papers
- The Retail Marketer's 2015 Holiday Playbook
Download this ebook to learn how to increase Average Order Value, drive last minute purchases, increase sales, extend in-store shopping...