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.
For SXSW, we gathered key facts about Americans' views and uses of technology.
Much of the focus has been on government surveillance, though there are also significant concerns about how businesses use data.
Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.
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.
Many Americans say they might provide personal information in commercial settings, depending on the deal being offered and how much risk they face.
Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.