Issue No. 02 - Mar.-Apr. (2016 vol. 20)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2016.32
Virgilio A.F. Almeida , Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Danilo Doneda , Rio de Janeiro State University
Yasodara Cordova , Brazilian W3C
Due to their enormous popularity, social network platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are constantly viewed as stand-ins for public spaces. Although they have their own rules, there are ethical aspects that demand governance to guarantee their compliance with human rights. This article seeks to explore the essentials that could impact social networks' governance, drawing attention to aspects of possible solutions.
Media, Social network services, Web and internet services, Aerospace electronics, Privacy, Internet of Things, Government policies, Legal aspects
V. A. Almeida, D. Doneda and Y. Cordova, "Whither Social Media Governance?," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 82-84, 2016.