Rebekah Vardy’s out of the party

Coleen Rooney has detailed the detective work that went into unmasking Rebekah Vardy as the alleged mole of her private Instagram account.

Adopting the standard celebrity statement release protocol of sharing a screenshot of some text bashed out on the Notes app, she explained how she devised her plan. She blocked everyone but Rebekah, her prime suspect, from viewing her Instagram Stories, then fabricated news stories about herself to see if they continued to get leaked to Brexity comic book The Sun. And, in Coleen’s words, “you know what, they did!” That’s it, really.

Cue the most fascinating mutation of social media: the pally comments from random public figures. England women’s team manager Phil Neville replied on Instagram with a simple prayer emoji, while notorious reality TV bully and OG WAG Danielle Lloyd opted for a trio of rat emojis.

It’s the highlight of the app. Nothing makes you feel better during your morning poo than perusing, say, the digital guestbook of vulgar inner-circle solidarity extended to Ellen DeGeneres for her defence of hanging out with George W Bush (four applause emojis from former footballer Robbie Keane). You never knew you were morally superior to Robbie Keane before this morning, did you? They all poo, too.

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Hi Matt,
Thanks for the article. I understood the objective of MDM and MAM... interesting thoughts...
As you rightly pointed out... information today travels to different mobile devices. Sometimes this information would also reside on the cloud or is exchanged with business partners. Thus the risk of information loss remains high. With better apps on the marketplace people are bound to look at better ways to being more productive. Restricting the app, are like killing an entire market place and the sole objective of why the market place was built in the 1st place. What most companies are now looking is to look at ways to protecting the information itself. MDM or MAM policies simply stop working as users collaborate with business partners, thereby identifying different ways in exchanging information.
Have a read on what Information Rights Management aka IRM as a platform has to say
IRM allows the enterprise to focus on controlling the information itself. IRM gives the enterprise a mechanism to automate policies to control the information. Some of the key players in this segment have a device and O/S independent way of delivering and controlling valuable information. The IRM platform from Seclore has a Gartner review to speak about.
Let us work to allow enterprises to enable their employees to collaborate freely and still have a say on what business partners can do with their information.
Rahul Khattar