Data in Action

more than half
of 18-24 year olds in 2012 incorrectly believed that the federal government spends more on foreign aid than on Social Security. (Social Security actually costs about 20 times more.)

from "All Together Now: Collaboration and Innovation for Youth Engagement"
Related to the study, The Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge Youth Post-Election Survey 2012

Only 2%
of digital activism cases from 2010 to 2012 involved hacking attacks

from "Digital Activism and Non-Violent Conflict"
Related to the study, Global Digital Activism Data Set, 2013