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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Aug 3, 2012CNN
Nearly nine out of 10 U.S. adults have a cell phone -- and they're having a lot of problems with them. New research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that almost three-fourths of phone users experience dropped calls at least oc...
Aug 3, 2012The Washington Post
In examining how #NBCFail became a major story, it’s crucial to know this: Only about 8 percent of U.S. Internet users use Twitter on a typical day, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Put another way, 92 perce...
Aug 2, 2012msnbc.com
"The big change that mobile connectivity has brought to users is the instant availability of people and data," wrote Jan Lauren Boyles, a Pew Internet Project researcher who authored this report.
"As mobile owners bec...
Aug 2, 2012ABC News
You hear the text message alert ping, scramble to find your phone, only to find that the message is from an unknown number and the message is asking you to click on a link or text back.
It’s text spam, and according to data released to...
Aug 2, 2012Bloomberg
Despite the impressive names cellular carriers have come up with for their wireless-data systems, such as 3G, 4G and 4G LTE, subscribers are still reporting issues.
Most mobile-phone owners in the U.S. say they sometimes experience slo...
Jul 27, 2012Poynter
The winds of technological change are likely to blow apart educational institutes — and journalism training — and by 2020 universities will likely be quite different than they are today, according to a survey of Internet and education experts rele...
Jul 20, 2012Fast Company
Big data--which powers everything from Netflix recommendations to fraud alerts--is changing the way we live. But is that a good thing? In the latest Pew Internet/Elon University survey, 53% of a handpicked group of “Internet experts, observers and...
Jul 19, 2012Chicago Tribune
Q: Your report on this survey tends to dwell on the half that said, sorry, no Jetsons home is coming soon. What were their reasons?
A: A lot of people said, from a technology standpoint as well as an industry standpoi...
Jul 18, 2012CNN/Mashable
Thanks to the growth of smartphone adoption, about half of U.S. mobile phone owners use their devices while watching TV, a new study suggests.
According to a Pew Internet & American Life Project report, cellphone users not only look up...
Jul 17, 2012CNET
Half of all adult cell phone users surveyed by Pew Research use their cell phones while watching TV, a revelation that could drive more interactive advertising for TV viewers.
According to the Pew study, which surveyed 2,254 people in ...
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of adults who have not completed high school use the internet, versus 71% of high school graduates and 94% of college graduates
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.