Urs Gasser

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1 Apr 2015

“Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media,” is a first-of-its kind collection of essays that offers reflections from diverse perspectives on youth experiences with digital media and with focus on the Global South. It creatively combines adult voices with written and visual...


Platforms, policy, privacy, and public discourse
15 Dec 2014


This publication is the second annual report of the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. As with the inaugural report, this year’s edition is a collaborative effort of the extended Berkman community. Internet Monitor...

Discussion paper

22 Jul 2014

This report discusses the defining features of long-term longitudinal studies and the associated challenges for researchers tasked with collecting and analysing such data while protecting the privacy of human subjects.


On September 24-25, 2013, the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data...


21 May 2013

This report finds that teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information.

Despite taking these privacy-protective...


14 Nov 2012

This report looks at some steps parents are taking to observe, discuss, and check up on their children’s digital footprints.

Most parents of teenagers are concerned about what their teenage children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others. 81% of...

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