Survey Asks: Is Facebook Private or Public? St. Thomas Newsroom April 11, 2012 Do you use Facebook? Do you believe that Facebook is private or public? Researchers at St. Thomas want to know what you think about privacy on Facebook.Earn $7 sharing your opinion in a research study that will consist of collecting your reactions to various scenarios related to privacy on Facebook. The study will take approximately 30 to 60 minutes to complete. Participants will receive $7.If interested in taking part in the study, visit the Behavior Research Center Web form to schedule a time to take the survey. For more information about the research email Katherina Glac.This research has been approved by the University of St. Thomas Institutional Review Board.