Audience Segregation in Social Network Sites

  title={Audience Segregation in Social Network Sites},
  author={Bibi van den Berg and Ronald E. Leenes},
  journal={2010 IEEE Second International Conference on Social Computing},
In recent years research has shown that most social network sites pose serious privacy and security risks for individual users. From the existing analyses of privacy and security risks in social network sites we deduce that one of the biggest categories of privacy risks revolves around the notion of ‘audience segregation’, i.e. the partitioning of different audiences and the compartmentalization of social spheres. Since audience segregation is an important mechanism in everyday interactions… CONTINUE READING
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