Report: Social media users express concerns over data safety

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eMedia Vitals, 12/14/10

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey underscores how many web users are now members of social networks, and how many of them worry about the integrity of data security online. And they have good reason.

Rasmussen Reports conducted the survey of 1,000 adults this weekend past. It should come as no surprise that Americans are particularly fearful of cybersecurity issues considering that in the past week high profile hacks have brought words like “hacktivist” out of digital obscurity and into the American mainstream.

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