Location privacy and public metadata in social media platforms: attitudes, behaviors and opinions

@article{Furini2014LocationPA,
  title={Location privacy and public metadata in social media platforms: attitudes, behaviors and opinions},
  author={Marco Furini and Valentina Tamanini},
  journal={Multimedia Tools and Applications},
  year={2014},
  volume={74},
  pages={9795-9825}
}
The highavailability of geolocation technologies is changing the social media mobile scenario and is exposing users to privacy risks. Different studies have focused on location privacy in the mobile scenario, but the results are conflicting: some say that users are concerned about location privacy, others say they are not. In this paper, we initially investigate attitudes and behaviors of people toward a location-aware scenario; then, we show users the amount of personal and sensitive data that… 
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