UncategorizedSeptember 5, 2013

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.

UncategorizedAugust 22, 2013

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.

UncategorizedJune 25, 2013

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.

UncategorizedJune 12, 2013

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.

UncategorizedMay 21, 2013

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.

UncategorizedMay 21, 2013

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.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2012

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

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2012

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.

UncategorizedJune 5, 2012

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 9, 2012

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.