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

UncategorizedSeptember 5, 2012

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

UncategorizedJuly 20, 2012

The Future of Big Data

While many see promise in the future of data analysis, some fear that work with gigantic stores of information could lead to privacy abuses and mistaken forecasts

UncategorizedJuly 5, 2012

The Future of Corporate Responsibility

Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?

UncategorizedMay 11, 2012

Three-quarters of smartphone owners use location-based services

74% of smartphone owners use their phone to get real-time location-based information, and 18% use a geosocial service to “check in” to certain locations or share their location with friends

UncategorizedMarch 9, 2012

Search Engine Use 2012

Even though online Americans are more satisfied than ever with the performance of search engines, strong majorities have negative views of personalized search results and targeted ads

UncategorizedFebruary 24, 2012

Privacy management on social media sites

Most users choose restricted privacy settings while profile “pruning” and unfriending people is on the rise

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2012

Why most Facebook users get more than they give

The effect of Facebook “power users” on everybody else