Privacy and Security Issues in Online Social Networks
AbstractThe advent of online social networks (OSN) has transformed a common passive reader into a content contributor. It has allowed users to share information and exchange opinions, and also express themselves in online virtual communities to interact with other users of similar interests. However, OSN have turned the social sphere of users into the commercial sphere. This should create a privacy and security issue for OSN users. OSN service providers collect the private and sensitive data of their customers that can be misused by data collectors, third parties, or by unauthorized users. In this paper, common security and privacy issues are explained along with recommendations to OSN users to protect themselves from these issues whenever they use social media. View Full-Text
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Ali, S.; Islam, N.; Rauf, A.; Din, I.U.; Guizani, M.; Rodrigues, J.J.P.C. Privacy and Security Issues in Online Social Networks. Future Internet 2018, 10, 114.
Ali S, Islam N, Rauf A, Din IU, Guizani M, Rodrigues JJPC. Privacy and Security Issues in Online Social Networks. Future Internet. 2018; 10(12):114.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ali, Shaukat; Islam, Naveed; Rauf, Azhar; Din, Ikram U.; Guizani, Mohsen; Rodrigues, Joel J.P.C. 2018. "Privacy and Security Issues in Online Social Networks." Future Internet 10, no. 12: 114.
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