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Received: 2017-06-17  |  Accepted: 2017-10-20  |  Published: 2017-12-29

Title

Userfocus - tool for criminality control of social networks at both the local and international level


Abstract

There are many benefits, but also risks related to using the social networks. Among the benefits of social networking belong an easy way to be kept in touch, sharing news, photos, videos and statuses with friends, colleagues, but also meeting new people with similar interests. The risks include, in particular, loss of privacy, misuse of shared records, abuse of personal data, unknown real identity of social network members, and even addiction on social networking. The paper focuses the need to invent a complex tool of prevention in the field of controling the criminality in particular the users of social networks. In the papers is introduced a proposals how to develop a specific prevention tool called "Userfocus". Further, there are described techniques to implement this tool into the social networks. The work comprises a research (questionnaire survey) aimed at users of social networks and their understanding of prevention in social networks. The results showed that the communication (interaction) among social network users is a main reason to actively use those services, loss of privacy is the most negative aspect of social networking, the perceiving of users related to the fight against anti-social networks is mostly negative, they strongly agree with the necessity to apply preventive methods focusing the user of social networks and consider the developing the preventive techniques and their application by competent authorities in prevention of crime on social network.


Keywords

social network infiltration, Userfocus, profile, intervention, anonymity, security


JEL classifications

K14 , C88


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/151


DOI


HAL


Pages

297-314


This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Šišulák, Stanislav
Academy of the Police Force in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia https://www.akademiapz.sk
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

5


Number

2


Issue date

December 2017


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Cited

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