translated from Spanish: 27% of Chileans would publish a nude photo social networking for money

a study conducted by the global cybersecurity Kaspersky Lab company in conjunction with the CORPA market research consultancy, showed that 27% of the Chileans would agree to publish a nude photograph in social networks in Exchange for money. The numbers are overcome by the Argentines, where 45% would be willing to share images without clothes, followed by Mexicans with 31%. While below Chile, is located Brazil with 26%, Peru 25% and 24% Colombia. The figures are part of a report including “Surf Digital” campaign, which seeks to raise awareness about the risks that users on the Internet and social networking are exposed when they act without precaution. According to Carlos Araos, Ph.d. in information science and an expert on Cyberpsychology of Adolfo Ibañez University, this behavior of some users is related to the meaning that has Internet in Latin America.” The meaning of digital media is organized according to the projected image, or at least control the way in which we are perceived by others. I.e., is installing an image that even exceeds the possible concerns about violation of personal boundaries”, said. This, he insisted that this would mean that “the whimsical effect of public exposure of the body exceeds the dangers of this practice, for example, for the professional image. In the case of Argentina it could mean, even, that it is a society where physical appearance you project – in this case the body-is transformed into a higher value”, he added. RIESGOSSumado to this behavior, the study also polled the safety of platforms in Latin America, including perceptions of Chileans, Argentines, Peruvians, Brazilians, Colombians and Mexicans, where on average more than 70% of the respondents said that it stores your photos and videos on the phone and that 40% have shared the password from your mobile device to someone else, which could lead to a leak of information. Moreover, 28% of respondents at the regional level would give their password to a stranger so you have access to your mobile device for 15 minutes, if with that win $20 thousand dollars.

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