Privacy and Security Concerns in SNS: A Saudi Arabian Users Point of View

Social networking sites and applications are the major phenomenon all over the world and are constantly on a rise. As the users share their information and data on these sites, these sites can act as major source for misuse of information. So these SNS take steps stop this misuse of information and allows users to choose what information to share and to with whom. This paper is aimed to measure the level of these steps taken by the SNS operators. The study is based on a survey which was conducted in Saudi Arabia and which asked users about their perception and viewpoint of the steps taken by SNS to protect their information.

Provided by: King Saud University Topic: Security Date Added: Jul 2012 Format: PDF

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