Privacy, Confidentiality, and the Use of Data
Lee Rainie will discuss privacy, confidentiality, and the use of data at the 2013 meeting of the Pacific Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research
9 Things You Need To Know About Teens, Technology & Online Privacy
Amanda Lenhart presents nine major themes from the Project’s five-report series on Teens and Online Privacy
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.
Where Teens Seek Online Privacy Advice
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
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.
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
Privacy and Data Management on Mobile Devices
More than half of app users have uninstalled or avoided an app due to concerns about personal information
Privacy management on social media sites
Most users choose restricted privacy settings while profile â€œpruningâ€ and unfriending people is on the rise
Millennials will make online sharing in networks a lifelong habit
Tech experts generally believe that today’s tech-savvy young people will retain their willingness to share personal information online even as they get older and take on more responsibilities.