The Persuasive Effect of Privacy Recommendations

  title={The Persuasive Effect of Privacy Recommendations},
  author={Bart P. Knijnenburg and Hongxia Jin},
Several researchers have recently suggested that in order to avoid privacy problems, location-sharing services should provide finer-grained methods of location-sharing. This may however turn each “check-in” into a rather complex decision that puts an unnecessary burden on the user. We present two studies that explore ways to help users with such location-sharing decisions. Study 1 shows that users’ evaluation of their activity is a good predictor of the sharing action they choose. Study 2… CONTINUE READING

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