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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Aug 5, 2013Los Angeles Times
Twitter usage among U.S. adults who go online is up to 18% in the latest Pew Research Center survey, a tad increase from 16% last summer.
The survey released Monday once again showed Twitter’s popularity among people younger than 30, wi...
Aug 5, 2013The Wall Street Journal
The number of seniors using social media more than tripled in the last four years, according to a new report from Pew Internet & American Life Project.
About 43% of Internet users aged 65 and older say they use social media, compared wi...
Aug 1, 2013New York Times
Ninety-one percent of American adults now own a cell phone, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. Among those 44 and younger, ownership rises to more than 95 percent. The cell phone is as ubiquitous a piece of consumer technology as we...
Jul 25, 2013Northwest Herald
In today's digital world, Krystle Martin still appreciates that moment when she can sit with a printed children's book in her lap and bond with her young daughter before bedtime.
The feeling of the pages, the vividness of the illustrati...
Jul 23, 2013MPR News
A recent survey says social media has given students a new outlet for their writing.
That's a good thing.
But what's not so good is the informal style and sloppiness of texting and social media that's finding its way into s...
Jul 16, 2013The Washington Post
Technology in the classroom has made students better collaborators, but not necessarily better writers, a new study says.
The survey by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that most teachers thought the use of tec...
Jul 16, 2013KERA News
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that technology is helping middle and high school students be more creative and collaborate with others. But the same survey of teachers also finds that kids are more likely to take shortcuts and have ...
Jul 16, 2013Los Angeles Times
Can kidz rite 2day?
Despite popular perceptions that the onslaught of texting, tweeting and other digital technologies is ruining students writing skills, a national survey of teachers released Tuesday found such advantages as greater cre...
Jul 8, 2013The Atlantic
Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival last week, co-founder of Internet community site Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, shared a joke that's popular on his site: "Facebook makes me hate the people I know, and Reddit makes me love the people I don't."
Jul 3, 2013The Washington Post
Six percent of American adults who are online say they’ve visited Reddit, which encourages its online community to submit links to stories, photos and other Web postings and then vote them up or down, according to results from a survey out Wednesd...
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of teachers surveyed say that digital tools make students more likely to take shortcuts and not put effort into their writing
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.