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Privacy in Social Collaboration

  • Elena FerrariEmail author
  • Marco Viviani
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Abstract

With the expression social collaboration we refer to the processes of helping multiple people to interact and share information in order to achieve common goals. Nowadays, collaboration and social dissemination of information are facilitated by the Internet and Social Network Services (SNS). The reliance of social collaboration on SNS might seem surprising given the differences between their group-centric and individual-centric views. In particular, social collaboration services focus on group activities, identifying groups and collaboration spaces in which messages are explicitly directed at the group and the group activity feed is seen the same way by everyone. In contrast, social networking services generally focus on single personalized activities, sharing messages in a more-or-less undirected way and receiving messages from many sources into a single personalized activity feed.

Keywords

Social Capital Online Community Privacy Concern Virtual Community Link Prediction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Teoriche e Applicate (Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences)Università degli Studi dell’Insubria (University of Insubria)VareseItalia

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