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PRIVACY ISSUES IN SOCIAL NETWORKING.
Introduction
’If you feel like someone is watching
you, you're right. If you're worried
about this, you have plenty of
com...
Aim
 This presentation will discuss some different common
types of social network sites and the privacy issues of
these s...
Type of Social Networkings
 Social Networking Sites:
Generally, these networking sites allow users to
send messages, add ...
Type of social networks
 Social Media Sharing Sites
These are some popular media sharing sites:
Photo sharing: Flickr, Ph...
Type of social networks
 Location Based Networks:
Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt
Mostly, these applications accessed via smar...
Privacy concerns regarding Social Networking
The Issues of online privacy has been a serious problem for a
long time, it h...
Identity Theft :
· Passwords
· Bank account information
· Credit card numbers
· Information stored on a user’s computer
· ...
Location tracking:
Location based social networks are
part of what is called Location based
services (LBS).
They are made ...
Other issues:
Child safety, hate speech…
General Tips
 Become familiar with the privacy settings available on
any social network you use
 Don’t share your birthd...
Reference
 Anna , P. (2012). Social Networking: Internet Privacy Or Internet Piracy – You Decide. Retrieve
from
http://ww...
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Privacy issues in social networking

  1. 1. PRIVACY ISSUES IN SOCIAL NETWORKING.
  2. 2. Introduction ’If you feel like someone is watching you, you're right. If you're worried about this, you have plenty of company. If you're not doing anything about this anxiety, you’re just like almost everyone else.’ (Bob Sullivan, 2011)
  3. 3. Aim  This presentation will discuss some different common types of social network sites and the privacy issues of these social networking services.  Also share some general tips for using social networks.
  4. 4. Type of Social Networkings  Social Networking Sites: Generally, these networking sites allow users to send messages, add friends, and share content.
  5. 5. Type of social networks  Social Media Sharing Sites These are some popular media sharing sites: Photo sharing: Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, Video sharing: Youtube, Vimeo, iMemories, and Audio sharing: SoundCloud, MySpace etc.
  6. 6. Type of social networks  Location Based Networks: Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt Mostly, these applications accessed via smart phones rather than social networking if users choose sharing their location with their social connections.
  7. 7. Privacy concerns regarding Social Networking The Issues of online privacy has been a serious problem for a long time, it has even started to grow rapidly due to technology. Criminals may use social networks to connect with potential victims.
  8. 8. Identity Theft : · Passwords · Bank account information · Credit card numbers · Information stored on a user’s computer · Access to the user’s computer without the consent.
  9. 9. Location tracking: Location based social networks are part of what is called Location based services (LBS). They are made possible by linking Global positioning system (GPS), which track user’s location, to the capabilities of the World Wide Web, along with other vital features such as instant messaging.
  10. 10. Other issues: Child safety, hate speech…
  11. 11. General Tips  Become familiar with the privacy settings available on any social network you use  Don’t share your birthday, age, or place of birth.  Don’t publicize vacation plans  Don’t post your address, phone number or email address on a social network  Use caution when using third-party applications  Be wary of requests for money  Take additional precautions if you are the victim of stalking, harassment or domestic violence.
  12. 12. Reference  Anna , P. (2012). Social Networking: Internet Privacy Or Internet Piracy – You Decide. Retrieve from http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/07/social-networking-internet-privacy-or-internet-piracy-you- decide/  Bob, S. (2011). Study: Social media polarizes our privacy concerns. Retrieve from http://www.nbcnews.com/id/41995992/ns/technology_and_science/t/study-social-media- polarizes-our-privacy-concerns/#.VRklReF7zK8  Fact Sheet 35: Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social. Retrieve from https://www.privacyrights.org/social-networking-privacy-how-be-safe-secure-and-social  Location-based service. Retrieve from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Location-based_service  Privacy concerns with social networking services. Retrieve from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privacy_concerns_with_social_networking_services

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