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Youths Not Concerned About Online Privacy, Survey Finds

ONLINE PRIVACY—SINGAPORE

February 18, 2011

A survey has found that online privacy in social networking sites is not a concern for those between the ages of 18 and 35, Channel News Asia reports. The Singapore Polytechnic survey solicited responses from 800 participants, the majority of whom said they spend between two to five hours online every day. Close to 95 percent said they reveal such personal information as their name and gender on social networking sites. Seventy-five percent said they reveal photos of themselves, and 67.5 percent have never changed their passwords. The survey also found that most participants felt they were responsible for their own online safety, with only 18.1 percent saying the responsibility lies with parents.
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