Analysis of privacy in online social networks of runet

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Analysis of privacy in online social networks of runet
In recent years, social networking sites (SNSs) gained high popularity among Internet users as they combine the best of both worlds: befriending people outside real life situations and staying in touch with people already known. An important aspect of any SNS is user profiles, which allow users to virtually publish anything about themselves, including highly personal or sensitive information. With the inception of SNSs, the problem of personal information disclosure and privacy implications has turned into a serious issue. While privacy issues in SNSs have been extensively analyzed in the past five years showcasing flagships of "western" SNSs like Facebook and MySpace, SNSs that target mainly Russian speaking audiences are not yet analyzed and demand investigation. The goals of this paper are twofold: (1) to raise the awareness of the public to the problems of information revelation by studying the amount and type of information disclosed by users of Runet (Russian Segment o...
Slava Kisilevich, Florian Mansmann
Added 15 Feb 2011
Updated 15 Feb 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where SIN
Authors Slava Kisilevich, Florian Mansmann
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