Mary Madden

Senior Researcher

Publications
Fact TankApril 14, 2015

Why some Americans have not changed their privacy and security behaviors

54% of Americans say it would be difficult to find the tools and strategies that would enhance their privacy online and when using cellphones, according to a Pew Research Center report.

Fact TankApril 14, 2014

More online Americans say they’ve experienced a personal data breach

Growing numbers of online Americans have had important personal information stolen and many have had an account compromised.

Fact TankSeptember 27, 2013

Majority of online Americans ‘Google themselves’

Today marks Google’s 15th birthday, which has prompted many users to reflect on what it was like to use the search engine circa 1998. We took the opportunity to look back at Americans’ habits to “Google themselves” during the first decade of the search engine’s life and found that, after an initial increase, the activity […]