The Daily Northwestern

Study: Minority parents more concerned about online safety issues

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Although all parents worry about the safety of their children online, minority parents do so more than white parents, according to a new collaborative study between researchers at Northwestern and Microsoft Research. The study,...

Northwestern study: Some young adults pay more attention to social media privacy than others

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

July 21, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Some young adults may be more likely than others to manage their presence on social media with employers in mind, according to a new study by Northwestern researchers. Hispanics are least likely to manage their privacy settings...

Social media not overwhelming to Internet users, Northwestern study finds

Daniel Schlessinger, Reporter

October 3, 2012

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Last month, a team of researchers led by a Northwestern professor found that the majority of Internet users are not overwhelmed by the vast amount of online news and social media outlets.  Many pop culture references have ...