Most adults are concerned about malware and phishing on social media


More than eighty percent of adults believe that they’re at risk when it comes to security on social media.

Most American adults are using at least one social media platform daily, and three-quarters are interested in protecting themselves and their privacy, according to the 2019 Study on Social Media Privacy and Security Concerns released by ID Experts.

63% of adults visit Facebook every day, 42% visit YouTube and 29% use Instagram on a daily basis. Users are most concerned about Facebook – 68% are concerned about their privacy and security on Facebook, compared to 40% on Instagram and 39% YouTube.