InteractivesNovember 10, 2015

Google Play Store Apps Permissions

Pew Research Center performed an analysis of 1,041,336 apps in the Google Play Store as of September 2014 to determine the specific permissions requested by each app.

PublicationsNovember 10, 2015

Apps Permissions in the Google Play Store

Analysis of over 1 million apps in Google’s Android operating system in 2014 shows apps can seek 235 different kinds of permissions from smartphone users. The average app asks for five permissions.

PresentationsJune 3, 2015

Privacy in the Digital Age

Lee Rainie discusses what research is showing us about privacy strategies and statistics.

PublicationsMay 20, 2015

Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance

Many Americans want control over their personal information and freedom from observation during the activities of their daily lives, but they are not confident that the government agencies or businesses that collect data about them can keep that information private and secure.

PresentationsMarch 16, 2015

The Changing Privacy Landscape

Lee Rainie details the social and business implications of a reshaped privacy landscape

PublicationsMarch 16, 2015

Americans’ Privacy Strategies Post-Snowden

Nearly two years after Snowden’s revelations, 87% of Americans say they have heard about U.S. surveillance programs. Among them, 25% say they have changed their own technological behaviors in some way.

PresentationsJanuary 23, 2015

Networked Privacy in the Age of Surveillance, Sousveillance, Coveillance

Lee Rainie presents survey findings about how people navigate privacy in a networked world in their relationship with government, commercial enterprises and each other.