How peer groups manage privacy on Facebook and how single users manage their contacts

Currently our colleagues from Goethe University are running two user studies. In both studies we are making use of the new ROSE version. Laura explores group mechanisms within groups of Facebook users, while Andreas inquires friend management and sharing behavior in context. Continue reading »

Project reinforcement from Complutense University, Madrid

From April to June 2013 our interdisciplinary research team is temporarily reinforced by Amaya Noain Sánchez. Ms. Sánchez is researcher and PhD student from the Department of Journalism, Information Sciences Faculty, Complutense University, Madrid. She does research for the project, contributing her expertise for computer ethics, and also works on the qualitative user research part of her dissertation project titled „Strategies to enhance the protection of personal data of New Information and Communication Technologies‘ users“ under the supervision of  Petra Ilyes.