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Poll: Frequent Users Less Concerned About Privacy

SOCIAL NETWORKING—U.S.

October 18, 2011

USA TODAY reports on a recent poll of more than 2,000 U.S. adults that indicates the more individuals use the world's largest social networking site, the less concerned they are about their privacy. "Only 26 percent of respondents who use Facebook at least daily said they were 'very concerned' about privacy, compared with 35 percent who use the social network at least once a week and 39 percent who use Facebook less often," the report states. However, new features on the site remain unpopular, the poll found, and a wave of recent lawsuits, including one filed in Kentucky and one in Mississippi, are focused on such concerns as allegations the site tracked users' online activities after they logged out.
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