Online behavior: posting risky information to SNS 2013

Share of U.S. youths who post risky info to social networking sites and parent awareness as of April 2013

Online behavior: posting risky information to SNS 2013 This statistic presents the percentage of US youths aged 13 to 23 who had posted risky information on social networking sites and the percentage of parents who are aware of the risky information that their children posted as of April 2013. During an online study, it was found that 24 percent of youths in the United States had posted risky photos on social networking sites. In contrast, only 8 percent of parents were aware that their child had done so.
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Share of U.S. youths who post risky info to social networking sites and parent awareness as of April 2013

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Youths with SNSParents who are aware
Any risky info posted to SNS55%38%
Risky comments51%30%
Risky photos24%8%
Youths with SNSParents who are aware
Any risky info posted to SNS55%38%
Risky comments51%30%
Risky photos24%8%
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This statistic presents the percentage of US youths aged 13 to 23 who had posted risky information on social networking sites and the percentage of parents who are aware of the risky information that their children posted as of April 2013. During an online study, it was found that 24 percent of youths in the United States had posted risky photos on social networking sites. In contrast, only 8 percent of parents were aware that their child had done so.
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