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Social computing privacy and online relationships

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Social computing has revolutionized interpersonal communication.
It has introduced the aspect of social relationships which people can utilize to communicate with the vast spectrum of their contacts. However, the major Online Social Networks (OSNs) have been found to be falling short of appropriately accommodating these relationships in their privacy controls which leads to undesirable consequences for the users. This paper highlights some of the shortcomings of the OSNs with respect to their handling of social relationships
and enumerates numerous challenges which need to be conquered in order to provide users with a truly social experience