Results for - Millennials Are Scammed Twice As Often As Seniors!

3,143 voters participated in this survey

Millennials are a generation of digital natives who grew up with computers, smart devices and the internet in their homes and schools. But that doesn’t mean younger millennials are any smarter when it comes to avoiding web or phone scams. In fact, 20-somethings are nearly three times as likely to fall victim to a scam as seniors, according to a 2018 report by the Federal Trade Commission.

1. Are you aware of internet scams that happen through social media platforms?

Yes
69%
2,126 votes
No
31%
974 votes

2. Have you ever been a victim of an internet scam website or social media account?

Yes
14%
440 votes
No
75%
2,318 votes
Not Applicable
11%
342 votes

3. Younger adults have a few habits that make them more susceptible to fraud, according to Frank Abagnale Jr., a con-man-turned-security-consultant who is the subject of Steven Spielberg's 2002 box office hit "Catch Me If You Can" and author of the new book "Scam Me If You Can." Do you agree that millenials are more susceptible to internet scams compared to seniors?

Yes
37%
1,153 votes
No
19%
579 votes
Undecided
44%
1,368 votes

4. seemingly innocent Facebook quizzes are an easy way to get users to share personal details publicly. And millennials are the most likely to share content on Facebook in general, according to data collected by Business Insider. Do you often share results of FB quizzes on your account?

Yes
11%
339 votes
No
63%
1,965 votes
Not Applicable
26%
796 votes
09/17/2019 Technology 3143 52 By: Tellwut

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