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Impersonate affecting users' attitude toward facebook in Egypt

Hassan El Hoby, Hany Mohamed and Zeki, Akram M. (2016) Impersonate affecting users' attitude toward facebook in Egypt. In: 2015 4th International Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies (ACSAT 2015), 8th-10th Dec. 2015, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Social networking sites such as Facebook have mushroomed very rapidly. Anyone with an email address can make an account as long as he accepts the terms and conditions of the website regarding privacy. There are several pages of celebrities, public figures and famous personalities being tricked by hackers on the Web. The real problem arises when a subscriber follows the wrong page taking it as real. This study has been done to share the opinions from Facebook account holders. It intends to impart awareness regarding the phenomenon "Impersonation" on Facebook, which means the imposter sending a bad message from another account which made as a real account. This study has been conducted to assess the impersonation on Facebook in the Egyptian context. This study prove, impersonate has a negative impact in the Egyptian society from a sample of 210 respondents by quantitative research. The study shows people has a higher education level, is greater than awareness about the existence of impersonation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6153/51271 (ISBN: 978-1-5090-0423-2)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Facebook, Privacy, Impersonation.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.5 Information technology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Depositing User: Akram M Zeki
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 11:28
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 15:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51271

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