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Social networks and securityPresentation Transcript
Social Networks & SecurityIsuru Sameera
What is Social Network ? • A social networking service is an online service, platform, or site that focuses on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. - Wikipedia
Social Networking Web Sites • Facebook • Twitter • LinkedIn • Hi5 • Google + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites
Benefits • Low Costs • Connections • Staying informed about the world • Increase leads and sales
Issues • Privacy • Data mining • Access to information • Potential for misuse • Risk for child safety • Trolling • Online bullying