Security of selected communications methods worldwide 2015

Perceived security of selected communications methods according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

Security of selected communications methods worldwide 2015 This statistic shows the perceived security of selected communications methods according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 32 percent of internet users stated they think photo messaging (e.g. Snapchat) was quite unsecure.
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Perceived security of selected communications methods according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

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Not at all secureQuite unsecureDo not know/cannot sayQuite secureVery secure
Photo messaging (e.g. Snapchat)14%32%24%22%8%
Instant messaging applications (e.g. Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp)15%35%13%29%9%
Audio calls using popular voice-over-IP (VOIP) services, e.g. Skype10%29%22%29%10%
Video chat calls using services such as Skype, Google Hangouts etc11%31%18%31%9%
SMS/MMS messages10%30%12%36%12%
Mobile telephone/cellular calls10%28%10%38%13%
Telephone calls over a fixed line (landline)8%21%10%41%20%
Not at all secureQuite unsecureDo not know/cannot sayQuite secureVery secure
Photo messaging (e.g. Snapchat)14%32%24%22%8%
Instant messaging applications (e.g. Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp)15%35%13%29%9%
Audio calls using popular voice-over-IP (VOIP) services, e.g. Skype10%29%22%29%10%
Video chat calls using services such as Skype, Google Hangouts etc11%31%18%31%9%
SMS/MMS messages10%30%12%36%12%
Mobile telephone/cellular calls10%28%10%38%13%
Telephone calls over a fixed line (landline)8%21%10%41%20%
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This statistic shows the perceived security of selected communications methods according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 32 percent of internet users stated they think photo messaging (e.g. Snapchat) was quite unsecure.
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