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Social-Networks Connect Services
August 2010 (vol. 43 no. 8)
pp. 37-43
Moo Nam Ko, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gorrell P. Cheek, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mohamed Shehab, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ravi Sandhu, University of Texas at San Antonio
New services such as Facebook Platform, Google Friend Connect, and MySpaceID let third-party sites develop social applications without having to build their own social network. These social-networks connect services increase access to and enrich user data in the Social Web, although they also present several security and privacy challenges.

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Index Terms:
Internet/Web, Social-networks connect services, Social networking, Social Web, Security and privacy, Facebook, Google, MySpace
Citation:
Moo Nam Ko, Gorrell P. Cheek, Mohamed Shehab, Ravi Sandhu, "Social-Networks Connect Services," Computer, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 37-43, Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.239
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