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Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Key findings include:

 

Teens are sharing more information about themselves on their social media profiles than they did when we last surveyed in 2006:

 

- 91% post a photo of themselves, up from 79% in 2006.

 

- 71% post their school name, up from 49%.

 

- 71% post the city or town where they live, up from 61%.

 

- 53% post their email address, up from 29%.

 

- 20% post their cell phone number, up from 2%.

 


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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.

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, May 22, 2013 4:43 AM

US data but Pew Research is reputable. Privacy is a learned habit and we cannot assume younger people see the need. Maybe they will be proven correct and privacy is not required to the same degree as I feel it is and should be? Thanks Gust Mees.

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, May 22, 2013 7:58 AM

The Pew Reports are always fascinating.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:29 PM

Educators should be aware of this. Will there be issues or concerns down the road?

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Digital Citizenship Poster

Digital Citizenship Poster | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it

Go way beyond Internet safety. Turn students into great digital citizens.


Get all the tools you need with our FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and Parent Media Education Program. The relevant, ready-to-use instruction helps you guide students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world where they live, study and play.

 

Every day, your students are tested with each post, search, chat, text message, file download, and profile update. Will they connect with like minds or spill TMI to the wrong people?

 

Will they behave creatively or borrow ideas recklessly? Will they do the right thing or take shortcuts?

 

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