18-24 Year-olds Rank Facebook Ahead of Google, Twitter on Privacy [SURVEY]
privacy concerns, but a new survey conducted by Ignite Social Media finds that 18-24 year-olds rate Facebook ahead of Google and Twitter in terms of being “concerned about your privacy,” although those over 45 give a slight edge to Google.
Close Battle Between Google and Facebook, Twitter LastWhen asked:
How concerned do you feel the following company is about your privacy?on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being “not concerned” 5 being “very concerned,” 18-24 year olds in the U.S. rated:
- Google.com, 2.7
- Facebook.com, 2.8
- Twitter.com, 2.3
- Google.com, 3.1
- Facebook.com, 3.0
- Twitter.com, 2.7
Google | 18-24 Year-olds
Facebook | 18-24 Year-olds
Twitter | 18-24 Year-olds
Google | 45+ Year-olds
Facebook | 45+ Year-olds
Twitter | 45+ Year-olds
Geographic and Gender DifferencesWe saw some interesting differences in answers among certain groups.
- Those in urban areas were generally more skeptical (2.6 average) than those who lived in suburban areas (3.0 average).
- Women were generally more trusting as well (3.2) than men (2.7).
- The U.S. Midwest was more trusting (2.9) than the U.S. South (2.5).
- Even among women, those in suburban areas were more trusting (3.1) than woman in urban areas (2.7).