What I want for my Social Network privacy
Social Networks (SN) users have various privacy requirements to protect their information; to address this issue, a six-stage thematic analysis of scholarly articles related to SN user privacy concerns were synthesized. Then this research combines mixed methods research employing the strengths of quantitative and qualitative research to investigate general SN users, and thus construct a new set of ?ve primary and Twenty-?ve secondary SN user privacy requirements. Such an approach has been rarely used to examine the privacy requirements. Factor analysis results show superior agreement with theoretical predictions and signi?cant improvement over previous alternative models of SN user privacy requirements. This research presented here has the potential to provide for the development of more sophisticated privacy controls which will increase the ability of SN users to: specify their rights in SNs and to determine the protection of their own SN data.
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|Keywords:||Users Privacy, Social Networks, Social Networks Functionality, Information Disclosure, Thematic Analysis, Privacy Framework, Privacy Requirements, Privacy Concerns, Privacy Breaches|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 NICTA|
|Copyright Statement:||NICTA is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Communication and the Austalian Research Council through the ICT Center of Excellence Program.|
|Deposited On:||28 Jul 2014 23:43|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2014 16:40|
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