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Issue No.03 - May-June (2013 vol.11)
pp: 38-45
Eszter Hargittai , Northwestern University
Eden Litt , Northwestern University
ABSTRACT
How does online know-how relate to people's tendencies to manage their privacy? A survey of a diverse group of young adults' online skills and privacy practices reveals patterns of online privacy management, specifically with job search in mind. Findings suggest that women, Whites, and those with higher Internet privacy skills are more likely to manage their online profiles actively.
INDEX TERMS
Social network services, Data privacy, Information management, Social network services, Computer security, Internet, Online services, Internet skills, Social network services, Data privacy, Information management, Social network services, Computer security, Internet, Online services, reputation, Social network services, Data privacy, Information management, Social network services, Computer security, Internet, Online services, job search, social network sites, privacy
CITATION
Eszter Hargittai, Eden Litt, "New strategies for employment? internet skills and online privacy practices during people's job search", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.11, no. 3, pp. 38-45, May-June 2013, doi:10.1109/MSP.2013.64
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