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Poll: Younger Internet Users Want Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY—U.S.

October 8, 2010

Fast Company reports on a new Zogby poll that suggests teens are looking for more control over their personal information. The poll found that 88 percent of teens understood that search engines tracked their browsing habits, and 79 percent knew they were being tracked by social networks. The report, which is scheduled to be released today, found that 92 percent of teens believe they should be able to request the deletion of all their personal information held by a search engine, social network or marketing company. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and FTC Chair Jon Leibowitz, who will be present for the report's release, will also outline a children's online safety outreach kit.
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