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Jun 4th

2013

McAfee Study Reveals the Digital Disconnect between Today's Youth and Parents

America's Youth Admit to Surprising Online Behavior, Would Change Actions if Parents Were Watching

McAfee today released findings from the company's 2013 Digital Deception: Exploring the Online Disconnect between Parents and Kids study. The study examines the online habits and interests of preteens, teens, and young adults and finds there is a significant disconnect between what they do online and what their parents believe they do. While youth understand that the Internet is dangerous, they still engage in risky behavior, hiding this activity from their parents in a variety of ways and acknowledging that they (46%) would change their behavior if they knew their parents were paying attention.

To learn more, please check out:
Report - http://www.mcafee.com/us/resources/reports/rp-digital-deception-survey.pdf
Study Webpage – www.mcafee.com/digital-deception
Blog Post by Robert Siciliano – https://blogs.mcafee.com/consumer/digital-divide
Blog Post by Lianne Caetano – https://blogs.mcafee.com/mobile/what-is-your-teen-doing-online-new-mcafee-study-reveals-all/
Infographic - http://images.mcafee.com/infographic/digitaldeception.html
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