Internet & TechMar 10, 2016

8 conversations shaping technology

For SXSW, we gathered key facts about Americans’ views and uses of technology.

U.S. PoliticsFeb 22, 2016

More Support for Justice Department Than for Apple in Dispute Over Unlocking iPhone

As the standoff between the Department of Justice and Apple Inc. continues over an iPhone used by one of the suspects in the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, 51% say Apple should unlock the iPhone to assist the ongoing FBI investigation.

Internet & TechFeb 19, 2016

Americans feel the tensions between privacy and security concerns

Much of the focus has been on government surveillance, though there are also significant concerns about how businesses use data.

Internet & TechJan 20, 2016

The state of privacy in America: What we learned

After the June 2013 leaks by Edward Snowden about NSA surveillance of Americans’ communications, Pew Research Center began an in-depth exploration of people’s views and behaviors related to privacy. Here’s what we learned in the past two and a half years.

Internet & TechJan 14, 2016

How Americans balance privacy concerns with sharing personal information: 5 key findings

Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.

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Internet & TechJan 14, 2016

Privacy and Information Sharing: Scenarios

Survey respondents from the report Privacy and Information Sharing were presented with six hypothetical scenarios, each of which involved sharing some level of personal data in exchange for using a product or service.

Internet & TechJan 14, 2016

Privacy and Information Sharing

Many Americans say they might provide personal information in commercial settings, depending on the deal being offered and how much risk they face.

Internet & TechJan 7, 2016

6 takeaways about how parents monitor their teen’s digital activities

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.

Internet & TechDec 30, 2015

Americans conflicted about sharing personal information with companies

A significant minority of adults have felt confused, discouraged or impatient when trying to make decisions about sharing their information.

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Internet & TechNov 10, 2015

Google Play Store Apps Permissions

Pew Research Center performed an analysis of 1,041,336 apps in the Google Play Store as of September 2014 to determine the specific permissions requested by each app.