Privacy architectures in social networks’ state-of-the-art survey

Islam, Mohammad Badiul, Iannella, Renato, Watson, Jason A., & Geva, Shlomo (2015) Privacy architectures in social networks’ state-of-the-art survey. International Journal of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity, 2(2), pp. 102-137.

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Abstract

The use of social networking has exploded, with millions of people using various web- and mobile-based services around the world. This increase in social networking use has led to user anxiety related to privacy and the unauthorised exposure of personal information. Large-scale sharing in virtual spaces means that researchers, designers and developers now need to re-consider the issues and challenges of maintaining privacy when using social networking services. This paper provides a comprehensive survey of the current state-of-the-art privacy in social networks for both desktop and mobile uses and devices from various architectural vantage points. The survey will assist researchers and analysts in academia and industry to move towards mitigating many of the privacy issues in social networks.

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ID Code: 95164
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: privacy architectures, social networking, access control, distributed social networks, mobile social networks, open source social networks, privacy by design, PbD, desktop users, privacy protection, privacy preservation, network security
DOI: 10.1504/IJIPSI.2015.075438
ISSN: 1741-8496
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Deposited On: 27 Apr 2016 00:36
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 17:06

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