Identity, Privacy, and Deception in Social Networks

March/April 2014

IEEE Internet Computing magazine cover

This special issue focuses on new risks and growing concerns centered around identity, privacy, and deception in the context of Internet-enabled social networks. The four articles in this issue address a range of issues in social networks and can serve as a reference point for this exciting area. Topics include privacy pattern discovery across different social networks, privacy guarantees of decentralized social network architectures, trust pattern discovery, and minimization of offensive content. Read full article »

About IEEE Internet Computing

IEEE Internet Computing covers all aspects of Internet computing, from programming and standards to security and networking. Published bimonthly, the magazine offers peer-reviewed feature, department, and column articles for both industry and academic readers.

Articles from IEEE Internet Computing

The Age of DIY

Big Mobile Data Mining: Good or Evil?

Should we be worried about the privacy of our mobile future? Are big mobile data mining technologies good or evil? This article aims to add elements to this ongoing debate. Read full article »

Augmented Reality Interfaces

Augmented Reality Interfaces

This article briefly describes augmented reality (AR) in terms of its application in natural Web interfaces, key concepts involved in AR, and the technical and social challenges that impede its widespread use. Read full article »


IEEE Internet Computing Seeks Editor in Chief for 2015-2016 Terms

The IEEE Computer Society seeks applicants for the position of editor in chief, serving two-year terms starting 1 January 2015. Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 March 2013, a complete curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication's future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer.

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