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“Privacy-shake”: a haptic interface for managing privacy settings in mobile location sharing applications

Jedrzejczyk, Lukasz; Price, Blaine A.; Bandara, Arosha and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2010). “Privacy-shake”: a haptic interface for managing privacy settings in mobile location sharing applications. In: MobileHCI '10: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 7-10 September 2010, Libon, Portugal, ACM, pp. 411–412.

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We describe the "Privacy-Shake", a novel interface for managing coarse grained privacy settings. We built a prototype that enables users of Buddy Tracker, an example location sharing application, to change their privacy preferences by shaking their phone. Users can enable or disable location sharing and change the level of granularity of disclosed location by shaking and sweeping their phone. In this poster we present and motivate our work on Privacy-Shake and report on a lab-based evaluation of the interface with 16 participants.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Association for Computing Machinery
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
PRiMMA: Privacy Rights Management for Mobile ApplicationsEP/F024037/1EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL)
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Item ID: 23066
Depositing User: Arosha Bandara
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2010 09:06
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 04:52
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