Research Reports from the World Internet Project – Switzerland 2019 Published

Four new research reports on Internet use and related topics in Switzerland based on a representative sample including non-users have been published. Next to some basic figures on Internet use in Switzerland in 2019, we also explored issues such as privacy and chilling effects, users’ counter practices, social digital pressure, perceived risks, and e-voting. This research is part of the World Internet Project.

Mobile Internet reaches 80%, but considerable age gaps persist.
Perceived surveillance leads to self-censorship: 59% of Swiss Internet users experience chilling effects on information search at least sometimes.
Differing views on societal risks of Internet use between Swiss users and non-users, reliance on the Internet overall perceived as too high.

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