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dc.contributor.author Shozi, Nobubele A
dc.contributor.author Mtsweni, Jabu
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-01T09:21:45Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-01T09:21:45Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06
dc.identifier.citation Shozi, N.A. and Mtsweni, J. 2017. Big data privacy in social media sites. 2017 IST-Africa Week Conference (IST-Africa), Windhoek, Namibia, 30 May-2 June 2017 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5386-3837-8
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.23919/ISTAFRICA.2017.8102311
dc.identifier.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8102311
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/10887
dc.description Copyright: 2017 The Authors. en_US
dc.description.abstract Social media sites have provided us with the ability to share information about our daily activities. However, users do not understand the implications of sharing their personal data on social media sites. Individuals on these social sites share information without realising that this could lead to their privacy being invaded. All of this has been made possible through the growth of data which is now a phenomenon known as y`big data'. At the same time, most developing countries such as those found in Africa do not have legislations in place to deal with the increasing challenges of online data and personal information privacy. This paper aims to discuss privacy issues in the social media context through highlighting how big data plays a role towards impacting on the privacy of individuals. This paper will also analyse privacy policies of social media sites and lastly an African perspective towards privacy is presented. This paper provides recommendations towards data privacy in general and in the African context. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;22261
dc.subject African Data Privacy en_US
dc.subject Big Data en_US
dc.subject Privacy en_US
dc.subject Privacy Policies en_US
dc.subject Social Media Sites en_US
dc.title Big data privacy in social media sites en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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