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Study: Online Habits of the Young Will Live On

ONLINE PRIVACY

July 12, 2010

A study fielded by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project and Elon University's Imagining the Internet
Center found that most technology experts and stakeholders believe the online sharing habits of the millennial generation will
stay with them throughout their lives. Sixty-seven percent of respondents agreed with a statement that Millenials "will
continue to be ambient broadcasters who disclose a great deal of personal information in order to stay connected and take
advantage of social, economic and political opportunities." Respondents also acknowledged that new social norms and new
definitions of public and private information are already taking shape.
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