Many teens app users have taken steps to uninstall or avoid apps out of concern for their privacy. Of teens surveyed, 58 percent have downloaded an app to their mobile phone or tablet computer, 51 percent of teen app users have avoided certain apps due to privacy concerns and 26 percent of teen app users have uninstalled an app because they found out it was collecting personal information that they didn't wish to share, according to a new survey from Pew Internet. In addition, 46 percent of teen app users have turned off location tracking features on their mobile phones or in an app because they were worried about the privacy of their information. Among teen app users, girls are considerably more likely than boys to say they have disabled location tracking features (59% vs. 37%).
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