Stephanie Mlot reports:
Tech titans and global corporations are not the only ones susceptible to privacy breaches.
New research from the University of Arkansas examines how people react when information they consider secret is made public by someone they trust.
Social media has made it all too easy to share details of one’s own personal and professional life—not to mention the lives of friends and family. But what happens when, say, a happy couple broadcast news of their pregnancy to close confidants, without setting clear boundaries for repeating the announcement?
That’s what Lindsey Aloia wondered.
An assistant professor of communication at UA, Aloia investigated this question within the context of communication privacy management theory (CPM).
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