Contrary to the popular perception that younger users embrace a laissez-faire attitude about their online reputations, young adults are often more vigilant than older adults when it comes to managing their online identities,” said Mary Madden, lead author of the report released today from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
Interesting yet familiar findings:
– They take steps to limit the amount of personal information available about them online
– They change privacy settings
– They delete unwanted comments
– They remove their name from photos
Great Quote “unfortunately served as the privacy canaries in the Internet coalmine”