OmniWedges: Improved Radar-Based Audience Selection for Social Networks

  • Frederic RaberEmail author
  • Antonio Krüger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11749)


Selecting the right audience for Facebook posts is a task that users often skip, resulting in unwanted post disclosure or avoidance of sharing sensitive posts. We present OmniWedges, a user interface designed to allow users of online social networks to make meaningful decisions on who to share their posts with. Our study results also show that with all Facebook friends, the error rate can be significantly reduced compared to the Facebook interface. In an interview, we were also able to spot a change in posting behavior and frequency with our interface.



This work was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) via the collaborative research center “Methods and Tools for Understanding and Controlling Privacy” (SFB 1223), project A7.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DFKI Saarland Informatics CampusSaarbrückenGermany

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