Enhancing User Privacy Protection on Social Media Platforms: A Comprehensive Analysis of Self-Regulatory and Supervisory Mechanisms


  • Perry Mitch




Privacy, Human Rights, Technology and Law


This paper provides an in-depth examination of the challenges and opportunities for enhancing user privacy protection on U.S. social media platforms through self-regulatory and supervisory mechanisms. By conducting a comprehensive analysis of Facebook's privacy practices and the evolving legal and regulatory landscape in the United States, we highlight the importance of effective self-regulation by social media companies, coupled with robust oversight from government agencies, self-regulatory associations, media, users, and other stakeholders. Drawing upon insights from recent research on algorithmic discrimination, blockchain-based security frameworks, cross-domain defect detection, and legal practices, we propose recommendations for strengthening privacy safeguards and fostering a more trustworthy social media ecosystem. Our findings underscore the need for a multi-stakeholder approach that leverages technological innovations, legal reforms, and collaborative governance to address the complex challenges of user privacy in the digital age.


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How to Cite

Mitch, P. (2024). Enhancing User Privacy Protection on Social Media Platforms: A Comprehensive Analysis of Self-Regulatory and Supervisory Mechanisms. International Journal of Social Sciences and Public Administration, 3(2), 89-97. https://doi.org/10.62051/ijsspa.v3n2.11

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