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Self-disclosure in Social Media: An Opportunity for Self-Adaptive Systems

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Self-disclosure in Social Media: An Opportunity for Self-Adaptive Systems
Users of Social Network Sites (SNSs) spend considerable amounts of hours per day exchanging (consuming or sharing) information and using services provided by such platforms. However, nothing comes for free. SNSs survive at the expense of the information that users’ upload to their profiles, and the knowledge derived from their on-line behavior. Discovering hidden knowledge in social networks is a centerpiece in many personalized on-line services and ad-targeting techniques, and helps to make a SNS profitable. However, users seem not to be aware of this common practice and keep sharing content compulsively. Nevertheless, self-disclosure and over-exposition can have severe consequences and can put users’ integrity into risk. In order to develop better information control and awareness systems, we believe that it is important to take into account the users’ on-line habits and behavior. In this work we introduce an initial assessment of the different factors that contribute to sel...
Nicolas E. Diaz Ferreyra, Johanna Schäwel
Added 09 Apr 2016
Updated 09 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2016
Where REFSQ
Authors Nicolas E. Diaz Ferreyra, Johanna Schäwel
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