Personal information shared on social networks in the UK in 2012, by privacy level

This statistic displays the results of a survey regarding personal information sharing via social media websites in the United Kingdom in 2012, showing types of personal information shared on profiles broken down by privacy level. Five percent of respondents reported sharing contact details with anyone on their profile.

Personal information shared on social networks in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by privacy level

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Source

Release date

April 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September to November 2012

Number of respondents

n = 784

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

respondents with current social networking profile

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Respondents were asked: "Please think about your main social networking site profile, so the one you use most often. Which of these options apply in terms of who can see the different types of information on your social networking site profile?"

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