Social Media Survey: Online Privacy ‘Fundamentally Flawed’


A Columbia University student conducted a study of social networks’ privacy settings and says that existing approaches to online privacy are “fundamentally flawed and cannot be fixed,” according to survey results. This Huffington Post article says the research tracked the Facebook use of 65 students ages 18 to 25: 100% were sharing personal information online in ways they had not intended and 93.8% realized they were revealing information they had wanted to cover up.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.