Anthonysamy, Pauline and Greenwood, Phil and Rashid, Awais (2013) Social Networking Privacy: Understanding the Disconnect from Policy to Controls. Computer, 46 (6). n/a. ISSN 0018-9162 (In Press)Full text not available from this repository.
Social networking sites have become increasingly popular over recent years. However, there is a wide-spread level of dissatisfaction and lack of trust from users towards social network providers due to privacy concerns. This article attempts to uncover whether these feelings are justified by examining the degree of traceability between privacy policies and the privacy controls of social networking sites. Our aim was to determine whether the privacy controls actually reflect the contents of the privacy policies. We studied sixteen prominent social networking sites and discovered that there is a significant disconnect between privacy policies and privacy controls.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Computer|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||03 Sep 2012 12:11|
|Last Modified:||03 May 2013 11:49|
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