Our national survey data did not indicate a decrease in the total number of Facebook-using teens, even though the focus group findings suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
Senior Researcher Mary Madden delivered the keynote address for the Lawlor Symposium's summer seminar.
Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.
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.
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.
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
Mary discussed the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on Americans’ use of social media, including how different demographic groups use various platforms.
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
More than half of app users have uninstalled or avoided an app due to concerns about personal information