Examples in Libraries
Data Collection and Use
Passive Invasion of Privacy
People & Privacy
Are people really concerned about
Marist Institute for Public Opinion
How concerned are you
about your privacy on
social networking sites?
Concerned – 50%
Not Concerned – 50%
Survey Tracks Consumer Reaction and
Widespread Use of New Geolocation
55% had concerns about privacy
29% have shared data with strangers
31% have accepted friend requests from
Why the Contradiction?
Do people still expect and value
Poll question: Is the apparent shift away from “private” a generational
phenomenon? Or is this simply a characteristic of contemporary
Will the willingness of Generation Y / Millennials to
share information change as they age?
Pew Internet & American Life Project