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Eyebrowse: Selective and Public Web Activity Sharing

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Eyebrowse: Selective and Public Web Activity Sharing
Browsing the Internet today is for the most part a private experience, with the exception of a few websites. We explore the possibilities and design considerations around a system to make browsing the web a more social activity. In order to address this, we present a system called Eyebrowse that allows users to selectively share their web browsing activity publicly and with friends, using a whitelist at the domain level. This opens up the capabilities to conduct discussions both in real-time and asynchronously around webpages that are designated by the user as a “public space”, much like public spaces in real life. Eyebrowse also allows users to find interesting content recommendations, collect personal, web-scale, and friend browsing analytics, and maintain a public persona around their browsing data. Author Keywords web browsing; web tracking; activity traces; self-presentation; web analytics; social media ACM Classification Keywords H.5.3. [Group and Organization Interfaces]:...
Amy X. Zhang, David R. Karger, Joshua Blum
Added 01 Apr 2016
Updated 01 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2016
Where CSCW
Authors Amy X. Zhang, David R. Karger, Joshua Blum
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