How people protect their privacy on facebook: A cost‐benefit view

  title={How people protect their privacy on facebook: A cost‐benefit view},
  author={Arun Vishwanath and Weiai Wayne Xu and Zed Ngoh},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
  • A. VishwanathW. XuZed Ngoh
  • Published 1 May 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology
Realizing the many benefits from Facebook require users to share information reciprocally, which has overtime created trillions of bytes of information online—a treasure trove for cybercriminals. The sole protection for any user are three sets of privacy protections afforded by Facebook: settings that control information privacy (i.e., security of social media accounts and identity information), accessibility privacy or anonymity (i.e., manage who can connect with a user), and those that… 

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