A Review on Data Encryption Techniques Used For Social Media on Internet
In today’ scientific world the demand of new technologies based on software is increasing rapidly and on a large
scale. These technologies are therefore used and implemented in computers and smart phones or any other such electronic
device. With the advancement of computing environment there is an immense need of protecting it as well. We all know that
today most of the people have their accounts on Google, facebook, whatsapp and other means of social media. But the
question at the same time arises that how much secure our personal information is on these social media sites. In order to
protect ourselves from any kind of unauthorized or malicious attacks we need to protect our data as much as we can. For data
protection we need to encrypt it. In this paper we shall study some of the conventional encryption methods, importance of
encryption, encryption used on social media and phones and the growing need of encryption with time.
Keywords— Cryptography, Symmetric Encryption, Asymmetric Encryption, Public key, Private Key.