U.S. adult tech user trust in institutional protection of private data 2016

Share of adults tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016

U.S. adult tech user trust in institutional protection of private data 2016 This statistic presents the share of adults and tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016. During the survey period, social media sites elicited the least amount of confidence from users regarding the ability to keep their data secure.
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Share of adults tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016

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Their cellphone manufacturers13%13%43%27%
Their credit card companies15%15%42%27%
Their cellphone service providers15%15%47%21%
Their e-mail providers13%17%46%20%
Companies/retailers they do business with15%21%46%14%
The federal government28%21%37%12%
Social media sites they use24%27%38%9%
Not at all confidentNot too confidentSomewhat confidentVery confident
Their cellphone manufacturers13%13%43%27%
Their credit card companies15%15%42%27%
Their cellphone service providers15%15%47%21%
Their e-mail providers13%17%46%20%
Companies/retailers they do business with15%21%46%14%
The federal government28%21%37%12%
Social media sites they use24%27%38%9%
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This statistic presents the share of adults and tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016. During the survey period, social media sites elicited the least amount of confidence from users regarding the ability to keep their data secure.
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