Here are some key findings about Americans’ views of government information-gathering and surveillance, drawn from Pew Research Center surveys since the NSA revelations:
The trends in Americans' views of social media tell a complex story. Read about the dynamics of Americans' feelings toward social media.
More than a quarter of owners say they don't use a screen lock or other security features to access their phone, but most are taking at least some steps for security.
Pew Research Center has been studying Americans’ attitudes about their own personal information security and that of their families for years. Here are a few highlights.
A look at the prevalence of harassment online, its various forms, where it occurs, and how people respond.
Growing numbers of online Americans have had important personal information stolen and many have had an account compromised.
A new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project finds that 86% of internet users have taken steps online to remove or mask their digital footprints. We ask readers to share their own strategies and experiences.
Despite their “share everything” image, privacy still matters for young American adults. But they distinguish between information they voluntarily share on social-networking sites and systematic monitoring by government agencies of telephone and internet traffic. In response to revelations last week that the NSA is conducting such surveillance of Americans, government officials told Congress this week […]
Yahoo! today confirmed that it’s buying 6-year-old blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Who uses Tumblr? We consulted the recent report on social media demographics from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project to find out: Only 6% of Internet users surveyed in late 2012 reported using Tumblr, versus two-thirds for […]