Why are people in some cultures more concerned about privacy on social networks sites (SNS) than others? In his latest published article in Computers in Human Behavior, lab member Robert Thomson ( shows that this has something to do with the level of relational mobility in an SNS user’s surrounding society, and resulting levels of general trust in strangers. Check out his article below.

Thomson, R., Yuki, M., Ito, N. (2015). A socio-ecological approach to national differences in online privacy concern: The role of relational mobility and trust. Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 51, Part A, p. 285–292.

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