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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Apr 8, 2013New York Times
Older adults hit a digital milestone last year: For the first time since the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project began conducting surveys, a majority (53 percent) of people over age 65 used the Internet. The proportion has sin...
Apr 8, 2013Read Write Web
U.S. teens' passionate embrace of smartphones and a "mobile first" mentality to the Internet shows no signs of slowing down. According to the latest Pew Research on .teens and technology:
Apr 6, 2013Wall Street Journal
As health-tracking gadgets get less expensive and better looking, more people are jumping on board. The Pew Research Center estimates that nearly 70% of adult Americans now track some aspect of their health or that of a loved one, whether using an...
Apr 4, 2013MIT Technology Review
“One of the reasons these services are popular is they’re hearkening back to a time when the context was all that mattered,” says Lee Rainie, director of Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. “You’re just having a little shared t...
Apr 3, 2013Associated Press
Chatter about Facebook's demise never seems to die down, whether it's talk of "Facebook fatigue," or grousing about how the social network lost its cool once grandma joined. The Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project recently fou...
Apr 2, 2013Associated Press
Chatter about Facebook’s demise never seems to die down, whether it’s talk of “Facebook fatigue,” or grousing about how the social network lost its cool once grandma joined. The Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project recently fou...
Apr 1, 2013Reuters
(Reuters) - With smartphone and tablet users getting younger, new apps can help parents of 2-to-13-year-olds monitor and control their children's use of the Internet.
A Pew Research Center study shows that more than one-third of America...
Mar 29, 2013Associated Press
According to research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, one in four teens is a "cell-mostly" Internet user. Texting among teens increased from about 50 texts a day in 2009 to about 60, with the number running into hundreds for some.
Mar 13, 2013Marketplace Tech
The Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project has a new study that looks at teens and their use of computers, tablets and smartphones. Looks like smartphone use by teenagers is skyrocketing. As of late last fall, 37 percent of U.S. ...
Mar 13, 2013AP TV
More young people have smart phones -- and they're often using those phones as the primary way they access the Web, according to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. How much should parents monitor?
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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.