The Ghostery Blog

The Pros and Cons of Education Technology

The evolution of technology has drastically changed the way our world works, and the education system is no exception. Education technology has come a...

An Intern’s Perspective: Why Do I Need Ghostery Midnight

Howdy Ghosterians! We at Ghostery HQ are in the midst of one of the strangest summers any of us have ever had. Vacations either canceled or severely changed....

Practical Privacy: Basic Principles and Default Settings

Privacy is a multi-faceted concept. It’s not one size fits all and is approached differently by governments, businesses, and consumers. However,...

Building Privacy into Ghostery Products

Our main goal at Ghostery is to build products that protect, educate, and empower users to take back control of their online experiences. A crucial part...

Making Privacy a Priority

In the past few years, the concern for online privacy has risen globally. It has been at the forefront of political and social conversations but is still...

What Consumers Want from a Privacy Bill of Rights

Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Report Today we released our Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Report, revealing a disconnect between consumer trust in data...

Internet Addiction Infographic

As June comes to a close, here’s a fun infographic to quickly recap the things we’ve discussed about internet addiction. For more details about...

Pricing Updates for Ghostery Subscription Plans

At Ghostery, we’re always looking at ways to improve our products and services. Our strategy is simple: we listen to our users. That’s why we’re...

Screen Time Strategies You Can Start Today

If you search “screen time”, almost all of the results are related to parental controls and how to implement screen time strategies for kids. Because...

Unplugging from the Internet Can Improve Your Well-Being

The internet is an incredible tool with a long list of benefits. Ghostery is an internet company after all. However, unplugging from the internet can be...

Ghostery Juneteenth Statement

Recent national events have unsettled the country and our consciences. These events have threatened – or rather, elucidated issues that have long...

5 Types of Internet Addiction

Researchers have identified 5 types of internet addiction. Before we jump into the subcategories, let’s define internet addiction as a whole. Internet...

Are You Addicted to the Internet?

The internet can be a wonderful place – especially when your online experience is ad and tracker free (;  Online gaming, shopping, social media, music,...

How to Delete Your Social Media Accounts

Each social media platform offers its own version of privacy settings. (For instructions on how to adjust these settings for maximum privacy, visit our...

How to Change Your Privacy Settings on Twitter and YouTube

In our last post, we covered how to make your personal information more secure on Facebook and Instagram. Moving on to two other social media giants, let’s...

How to Change Your Privacy Settings on Facebook and Instagram

Using social media of any kind removes the possibility of complete privacy. But there are ways to change your privacy settings to reveal as little personal...