Online behavior: awareness of risky information 2013

Share of U.S. youths and parents who are aware of the danger when posting personal information online as of April 2013

Online behavior: awareness of risky information 2013 This statistic presents the percentage of US youths and parents who are aware of the danger posting personal information online as of April 2013. During an online study, it was found that 93 percent of youths in the United States considered it dangerous to post information regarding their home address online. In contrast, only 65 percent of parents were worried that their child was posting information regarding their home address online.
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Share of U.S. youths and parents who are aware of the danger when posting personal information online as of April 2013

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Youths who say it's dangerous to post information onlineParents who are concerned about child posting info online
Intimate/personal details (SSN, who you date, etc)94%66%
Home address93%65%
Phone number (home, cell, etc)88%65%
Parent's or guardian's name66%50%
The name of your school60%49%
A description of what you look like53%50%
A photo of yourself52%49%
Email address45%49%
IM username41%45%
Youths who say it's dangerous to post information onlineParents who are concerned about child posting info online
Intimate/personal details (SSN, who you date, etc)94%66%
Home address93%65%
Phone number (home, cell, etc)88%65%
Parent's or guardian's name66%50%
The name of your school60%49%
A description of what you look like53%50%
A photo of yourself52%49%
Email address45%49%
IM username41%45%
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This statistic presents the percentage of US youths and parents who are aware of the danger posting personal information online as of April 2013. During an online study, it was found that 93 percent of youths in the United States considered it dangerous to post information regarding their home address online. In contrast, only 65 percent of parents were worried that their child was posting information regarding their home address online.
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