SNS stands for Social Network Sync.
SNS allows your alumni to share their LinkedIn and Facebook profiles to your database using your own branded connector app. The process is incredibly simple and just takes a few seconds. Once connected, SNS monitors their profiles continuously and provides database friendly updates direct to you
Daisy’s boss was taking several big risks by instructing Daisy to ‘scrape’ the data by hand. Doing so is actually against the terms and conditions of the platform and puts you in a grey area with regards to data protection. SNS uses the official LinkedIn API and is Data Protection Act Compliant.