Social networks: U.S. teens' understanding of privacy policies in 2012

This statistic provides information about US teens' understanding of social networking website privacy policies. During the survey in 2012, 27 percent of U.S. teenagers with a social networking account say they think they understood their site’s privacy policies “very well".

Percentage of U.S. teens who say they understand their social networking website's privacy policy in 2012

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Source

Release date

June 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

February and March 2012

Number of respondents

1,030 respondents

Age group

13-17 years

Special properties

Social networkers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

At the source, this question is preceded by the following explanation: "Among the 75% of 13- to 17-year-olds who have a profile on a social networking site, percent who say they understand their site’s privacy policy..."

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