Couldn't or Wouldn't? The Influence of Privacy Concerns and Self-Efficacy in Privacy Management on Privacy Protection

@article{Chen2015CouldntOW,
  title={Couldn't or Wouldn't? The Influence of Privacy Concerns and Self-Efficacy in Privacy Management on Privacy Protection},
  author={Hsuan-Ting Chen and Wenghong Chen},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={13-9}
}
Sampling 515 college students, this study investigates how privacy protection, including profile visibility, self-disclosure, and friending, are influenced by privacy concerns and efficacy regarding one's own ability to manage privacy settings, a factor that researchers have yet to give a great deal of attention to in the context of social networking sites (SNSs). The results of this study indicate an inconsistency in adopting strategies to protect privacy, a disconnect from limiting profile… CONTINUE READING

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