The Users’ Intention to Disclose Location Information in Social Network Site: The Effect of Privacy Calculus and Personality Traits

  • 黃 孟決

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Although privacy concern has been paid great attention over time and across disciplines it is still considered as main inhibitor for disclosure decision especially in mobile environment where smartphones wearable devices and location-based services bring it to a new level In this study we employ privacy calculus perspective framework to reaffirm effects motivators and inhibitors on disclosure intention of location information Also Big Five model is used to examine the impacts of disposition factors such as personality traits on concern for privacy Data were collected from 298 respondents who are representatives for social network users using smartphones Our findings reaffirm privacy calculus perspective framework in a different culture and environment Also effects from personality on privacy concerns are giving interesting theoretical and practical implications for service vendors as well as legislators
Date of Award2014 Aug 18
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorJeng-Chung Chen (Supervisor)

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