Social Networking Websites and Privacy Concern: A User StudyAuthor : Krishanu Dey and Parikshit Mondal
Volume 8 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 33-38
With the advent of the online digital mode of communication the traditional communication tools are losing their grounds. The increasing popularity of the Social Networking websites has paved new ways of online communication. But the social networking sites have also eroded some privacy related ethical questions in the mind of the researchers. This paper aims to identify the privacy related issues related to the social networking websites. As a representative of the social networking websites Facebook has been studied along with its usage standards and policies. To fulfill the aim of the study some relevant literatures are studied and an online survey has been conducted. The study reveals, though most of the people are concerned about the privacy issues while using the social networking sites, they hardly practice the safety norms in the actuality.
Social Networking Sites, Digital Privacy, Facebook