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Beye, M. and Jeckmans, A.J.P. and Erkin, Z. and Hartel, P.H. and Lagendijk, R.L. and Tang, Qiang (2010) Literature Overview - Privacy in Online Social Networks. Technical Report TR-CTIT-10-36, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology University of Twente, Enschede. ISSN 1381-3625

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In recent years, Online Social Networks (OSNs) have become an important part of daily life for many. Users build explicit networks to represent their social relationships, either existing or new. Users also often upload and share a plethora of information related to their personal lives. The potential privacy risks of such behavior are often underestimated or ignored. For example, users often isclose personal information to a larger audience than intended. Users may even post information about others without their consent. A lack of experience and awareness in users, as well as proper tools and design of the OSNs, perpetuate
the situation. This paper aims to provide insight into such privacy issues and looks at OSNs, their associated privacy risks, and existing research into solutions. The final goal
is to help identify the research directions for the Kindred Spirits project.

Item Type:Internal Report (Technical Report)
Research Group:EWI-DIES: Distributed and Embedded Security
Research Program:CTIT-ISTRICE: Integrated Security and Privacy in a Networked World
Research Project:Kindred Spirits: Privacy Enhanced Social Networking
Uncontrolled Keywords:Online Social Networks, privacy
ID Code:18648
Deposited On:03 November 2010
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