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Below are select infographics from past reports, presentations, and commentaries.
Apr 5, 2012
Asked to tell us what they like most about book reading, those who had read a book in the past 12 months gave a host of reasons that ranged from the highly practical to the sublime.
More in: Libraries, Mobile
Jan 27, 2012
The number of Americans owning either an e-reader or tablet jumped from 18% in December 2011 to 29% in January 2012. Who are these owners? View a breakdown of e-reader and tablet owners who belong to different demographic groups.
More in: Mobile
Nov 9, 2011
The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.
More in: Teens, Families, Social Networking
Sep 26, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Along with asking about smartphone adoption and usage in our May 2011 survey, we also included a question that asked cell phone owners to provide the one word that best describes how they feel about their phones.
Feb 3, 2011
Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou...
More in: Generations, Mobile, Seniors
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
Jan 18, 2011
The proportion of American adults in each tech user group (those who use the internet, those who connect to the internet wirelessly, cell phone users, etc.) who are active in various organizations. From The Social Side of the Internet.
More in: Communities
Dec 16, 2010
An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
More in: Generations, Seniors
A "heat map" showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
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of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.