Analyzing Facebook privacy settings: user expectations vs. reality
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|Analyzing Facebook privacy settings: user expectations vs. reality|
|Authors:||Yabing Liu, Krishna Gummadi, Balanchander Krishnamurthy, Alan Mislove|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 11th ACM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'11), Berlin, Germany : 2011 November|
|Publisher:||ACM, New York, NY, USA|
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|Restricted:||DTU Digital Library|
The study was done with a Facebook survey application with users recruited though Amazon Mechanical Turk.
Privacy settings categories: Me, some friends, all friends, friends of friends, all.
- Too open: 49%
- Exact: 37%
- Too closed: 14%
"Users have significant trouble managing their privacy"