Trust & Self-disclosure in online interactions (focusing on young people)

By Riccardo Macoratti and Stanislao Vezzosi


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Bryce, J. and Klang, M. (2009) “Young people, disclosure of personal information and online privacy: Control, choice and consequences”, Information security technical report, 14(2009): 160–166.

Taddei, S. and Contena, B. (2012) “Privacy, trust and control: Which relationships with online self-disclosure?”, Computers in Human Behavior, 29(2013): 821–826.


Wikipedia, Trust (social sciences)

Wiktionary, Trust


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A summary for our questionary “Do computer science students trust SNSs?” is available in this PDF.