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