Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online
86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen.
Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
Teens, Social Media, and Privacy: Reputation management, third party access, & exposure to advertising
Amanda Lenhart briefed the State of Maryland’s Children’s Online Privacy Working Group at the Attorney General’s Office in Baltimore on the findings from the Teens, Social Media and Privacy report.
Data to Live By: Understanding the Social Media and Technology Landscape
Senior Researcher Mary Madden delivered the keynote address for the Lawlor Symposium’s summer seminar.
Teens, Social Media, and Privacy
Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
What teens said about social media, privacy, and online identity
A list of some of the most revealing and interesting comments about how teens think about social networking sites and how they navigate issues of identity and privacy.
Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety
Teens 2012: Truth, Trends, and Myths About Teen Online Behavior
How teens use the internet, mobile phones, social media and social networking sites,as well as teen communication preferences and online information consumption.
Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites
Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.
The tone of life on social networking sites
85% of the adults who use social media report that people are usually kind on the sites. At the same time, 49% have witnessed mean and offensive behavior and they usually respond by ignoring it.