This is the first-ever issue of The Privacy
Newsletter. In this newsletter, we will curate
the privacy news of the last few weeks into an
easy-to-read digest email. You also receive new
apps in the privacy space and new features we
added in Simple Analytics. If you stumble upon
great topics or content, we should cover inside
this newsletter, or if you have feedback, please
email us. We appreciate it!
Google wants to replace cookies with
technologies to target ads on the Web.
It hasn't learned the proper lessons
from the ongoing backlash to the
surveillance business model. This post
will focus on one of those
Federated Learning of Cohorts
(FLoC), which is perhaps the most
ambitious—and potentially the most
Signal created a multi-variant
targeted ad designed to show you the
personal data that Facebook collects
about you and sells access to. The ad
would display some of the information
collected about the viewer which the
advertising platform uses. Facebook
was not into that idea.
This blog post went viral
on Hacker News
last week. Google is adding a page
experience update to their search
result ranking. They recently
announced it would roll out in
mid-June and will be finished at the
end of August. In this blog post, we
will explain what that entails and
that Simple Analytics has your back.
an iOS app. We asked Onur Genes, who developed
the app, to write down the process. He
is an experienced iOS developer who
knows very well what is doable and
what is not. We highly recommend him.
This blog post is already two months
old but still a good read. In the last
months, we have been working hard to
get ready for the future. At the same
time, we hit our $100k ARR milestone!
In this post, we share some extra
numbers around our milestone and dig
into our newly developed features of
the last months.
Data from the customers of Simple
Analytics is always theirs. We don't
own their data. Because of that, we
make it easy for our customers to
download their data. With this export
feature, customers can download the
raw data from a specific period.
Customers can toggle fields to keep
the file size small.
We do updates to our embed script
regularly. This time we made sure the
script can't be loaded twice by
accident. We had some customers who
enabled the script with the embed
script and a plugin. It would cause
page views to show double in their
dashboard. We fixed an issue with
events that didn't send if they have
the same name as the previous event.
We also added
a development version
of our script for easy testing on
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