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What does your profile really say about you?: privacy warning systems and self-disclosure in online social network spaces

Lia Emanuel, Chris Bevan and Duncan Hodges (2013)

Publication: In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13). Publisher: ACM, New York, NY, USA, 799-804. DOI: Associated Project: "SID: An Exploration of Super-Identity".


This paper reports current progress on the design and initial evaluation of an innovative privacy feedback system aimed to provide social network users with tailor-made feedback about their identity exposure online. Preliminary results suggest our feedback system, based on a research driven model of identity, appears to reduce the amount of information individuals disclose about themselves in social network spaces. We discuss the impact of our feedback system on the way individuals share information online, as well as suggestions for a more fine-grained evaluation and future development of this feedback system.


@inproceedings{Emanuel:2013:YPR:2468356.2468499, author = {Emanuel, Lia and Bevan, Chris and Hodges, Duncan}, title = {What Does Your Profile Really Say About You?: Privacy Warning Systems and Self-disclosure in Online Social Network Spaces}, booktitle = {CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems}, series = {CHI EA '13}, year = {2013}, isbn = {978-1-4503-1952-2}, location = {Paris, France}, pages = {799--804}, numpages = {6}, url = {}, doi = {10.1145/2468356.2468499}, acmid = {2468499}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA}, keywords = {feedback systems., identity information, online privacy, social network sites}, }