Share of U.S. adults using social media, including Facebook, is mostly unchanged since 2018

Share of U.S. adults using social media, including Facebook, is mostly unchanged since 2018

The share of U.S. adults who say they use certain online platforms or apps is statistically unchanged from where it stood in early 2018 despite a long stretch of controversies over privacy, fake news and censorship on social media, according to a new Pew Research Center survey conducted Jan. 8 to Feb. 7, 2019.

Pew Research: Widespread Concerns in US About AI

Pew Research: Widespread Concerns in US About AI

A new survey from the Pew Research Center "Public Attitudes Toward Computer Algorithms" found widespread concern about the fairness of automated decision making. Many of the concerns in the Pew Report are addressed in the Universal Guidelines for AI, the first human rights framework for AI.

Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids' Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids' Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

(It’s designed to monitor children under the age of 18, but it’s also possible for people to use the app to snoop on their spouses, despite safeguards designed to prevent that kind of use, Bark acknowledged.) Nearly 40 percent of parents in the U.S. have used parental control tools for online activities, and 16 percent have used apps to track their teen’s location, according to a 2016 Pew Research Center survey.

Americans are changing their relationship with Facebook

Americans are changing their relationship with Facebook

Just over half of Facebook users ages 18 and older (54%) say they have adjusted their privacy settings in the past 12 months, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

1 In 4 Facebook Users Delete Facebook App As Millennial Exodus Continues

1 In 4 Facebook Users Delete Facebook App As Millennial Exodus Continues

And in the latest sign that the furor ignited earlier this year by the Cambridge Analytica scandal has yet to die down (and indeed may have permanently damaged Facebook's brand), the Pew Research Center made the bombshell claim that one in four Facebook users have now deleted the company's mobile app from their phones.

44 Percent of Americans 18-27 Have Deleted the Facebook App This Year, Poll Finds

44 Percent of Americans 18-27 Have Deleted the Facebook App This Year, Poll Finds

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of Facebook users ages 18 and older have adjusted their privacy settings in the wake of revelations that Facebook repeatedly failed to protect consumer data as it was shared and abused by a myriad of Facebook partners, including political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica.