163: Digital by Default: Children’s Capacity to Understand and Manage Online Data and Privacy

Dr Mariya Stoilova, Professor Sonia Livingstone & Dr Rashita Nandagiri, London School of Economics and Political Science (2020)

A summary of the results of a qualitative study determining how children learn about, and understand, the privacy implications of the contemporary digital environment. 28 mixed-gender focus group interviews were conducted with children ages 11–16 years, from six UK secondary schools selected to represent a mix of achievement and geographical area.

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