Date Added: Dec 2011
Online Social Networks have become an important part of daily digital interactions for more than half a billion users around the world. The various personal information sharing practices that online social network providers promote have led to their success as innovative social interaction platforms. At the same time, these practices have raised much critique and concerns with respect to privacy and security from different stakeholders. This paper addresses the problem by presenting the analysis of different researches on security and privacy issues in social networking sites.