PriMa: a comprehensive approach to privacy protection in social network sites

@article{Squicciarini2014PriMaAC,
  title={PriMa: a comprehensive approach to privacy protection in social network sites},
  author={Anna Cinzia Squicciarini and Federica Paci and Smitha Sundareswaran},
  journal={annals of telecommunications - annales des t{\'e}l{\'e}communications},
  year={2014},
  volume={69},
  pages={21-36}
}
With social networks (SNs) allowing their users to host large amounts of personal data on their platforms, privacy protection mechanisms are becoming increasingly important. The current privacy protection mechanisms offered by SNs mostly enforce access control policies based on users’ privacy settings. The task of setting privacy preferences may be tedious and confusing for the average user, who has hundreds of connections (e.g., acquaintances, colleagues, friends, etc.) and maintains an… 
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