The Next Great Thing have the results of their global youth survey on social media and (while they don’t give us an idea of sample size in order to judge the validity of their findings) there are some interesting points about privacy and identity.

According to their results, 44% of respondents say that their online identity is different than it is in real life. This might be connected to the statistic that 55% of the 14-17 year olds surveyed think that their blog and/or profile should be visible to everyone on the internet, compared to just 30% of 25-29 year olds.

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