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
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
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
The Future of Corporate Responsibility
Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?
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
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
Privacy management on social media sites
Most users choose restricted privacy settings while profile â€œpruningâ€ and unfriending people is on the rise
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.
Why most Facebook users get more than they give
The effect of Facebook “power users” on everybody else