In an age when sharing information is effortless, people still want to keep personal data private, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. In examining how cell phone users manage their mobile data, Pew found that smartphone users are more likely than basic cell phone users to focus on data protection. Those who carry a smartphone are more than twice as likely as those with less feature-rich devices to back up their phone contents – photos, contacts, files – and clear browsing or search history once finished. Read the full story at PC Mag.
More Smartphone Users Guarding Mobile Privacy
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).