P & R Vol.2 Issue 8
Data Privacy In Social Media
Publication Year : 2021
Author: Nadir Abbas

Did you know that, on average, an internet user spends more than two hours on social media or that forty-five percent of the world’s population uses social media? That means evidently 3.48 billion people are online right now. Networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat have become digitized advertisements for internet users rather than just an app. With the increased use of social media, there comes a privacy concern. Although today’s widespread use of social media cuts across all age groups, according to 2019 reports, children and teenagers are the most active Internet users, and they are the least aware of how to secure their personal information on the Internet and, therefore, most exposed to cybercrimes involving breaches of informati