Share Paper: Security and privacy issues and concerns about the use of social networking services

  1. Pekka Makkonen, Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  2. Georgios Lampropoulos, International Hellenic University, Greece
  3. Kerstin Siakas, International Hellenic University & University of Vaasa, Greece
Tuesday, November 5 10:15-10:45 AM Bacchus

Abstract: Social Networking Services (SNSs) have become an integral part of modern society influencing communication, content sharing and life style. Due to the wide range of services and prompt communication SNSs offer, they attract the interest and the attention of all kinds of Internet users. Nowadays, modern students are more accustomed to SNSs and spend more and more time using them. When applied in education in a student-centered way, SNSs have the potential to enhance students’ engagement and active participation in learning. Hence, an increasing number of educators are trying to incorporate social media-based teaching and learning activities into their curriculum. ...