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German youth careful with internet privacy - Shell survey

Wednesday 14 October 2015 | 10:56 CET | News
Teenagers in Germany are increasingly critical of Facebook but continue to use it yet, according to a recent Shell study conducted among 2,500 youths. The survey showed that 72 percent of those aged between 12 and 25 use their personal data carefully on the internet. More than four out of five agreed that "large companies such as Facebook or Google want to make money with their users' data". Only one in eight respondents said that they trust Facebook. However, 57 percent of people asked said they use the social network often or very often. Another 26 percent visit the page occasionally.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Google
Countries: Germany
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