How much do you agree with the following statements about social network data security?
Attitude towards data security in social networks in Germany 2013
This statistic shows the results of a survey on data protection and data security in social networks in Germany in 2013. During the survey period it was found that 91 percent of German respondents agreed with the statement, that social networks should provide better data security.
How much do you agree with the following statements about social network data security?
Share of respondents
Social networks have to provide better data protection91%
Social networks have to explain better how they use personal data90%
I would like a seal of quality for social networks regarding data protection81%
The government has to regulate and enforce stronger rules for social network data protection80%
I lack information about how I can protect my data in social networks65%
The service that social networks provide justifies handing over personal data40%
Personally, I don't care what happens to my data in social networks22%
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Sources

Release date

October 2013

Region

Germany

Survey time period

June 2013

Number of respondents

684 respondents

Age group

14-64 years

Special properties

internet users who actively used at least one social network

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

The statistic refers only to the top-two-boxes "I totally agree" and "I rather agree".
The survey phrased the original German survey questions as follows: "Inwiefern stimmen Sie folgenden Aussagen zum Thema Datenschutz in sozialen Netzwerken zu?"

Attitude towards data security in social networks in Germany 2013
This statistic shows the results of a survey on data protection and data security in social networks in Germany in 2013. During the survey period it was found that 91 percent of German respondents agreed with the statement, that social networks should provide better data security.
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