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Nov 26, 2012TechNewsDaily
It’s parents’ job to worry about their kids, and technology continues to fuel their fears. A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that parents are taking action, not just relying on parental-control tools such as browse...
Nov 26, 2012New York Times
A new report finds that certain activities that people do on a cellphone, like taking a picture and shooting video, have increased significantly in the last few years. Texting, in particular, has grown considerably — but not texting in the traditi...
Nov 21, 2012Digital Life on Today
Parents of online teens are concerned about what exactly their kids do online, but they're also wary of how their children are being tracked by advertisers, according to a new report.
The findings come at a time when the Federal Trade C...
Nov 21, 2012California Healthline
In a conversation with California Healthline, Susannah Fox, associate director at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, discussed the Project's latest research on internet and mobile health use among U.S. residents.
Nov 20, 2012New York Times
The Pew Internet Center recently asked that especially anxious cohort of Americans — parents of teenagers who use the Internet — if they were concerned that their child’s online activities “might affect their future academic or employment opportun...
Nov 8, 2012MobiHealthNews
About 11 percent of all mobile phone users and 19 percent of smartphone users have at least one health app on their device, according to Pew Internet & American Life Project's Mobile Health 2012 survey, which the group published this morning. The ...
Nov 8, 2012Mashable
Quick, look at your smartphone and count how many of your apps are health-related. A new survey on Mobile Health from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds 19% of smartphone users have at least one health app downloaded onto their device....
Nov 6, 2012Washington Post
One of every five registered voters will share how they voted online, according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. The report, “Social Media and Voting,” also found that nearly a third of registered voters have been encou...
Nov 1, 2012New York Times
There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks, according to two surveys of teachers being released on Thur...
Oct 31, 2012SFGate
Most teachers believe search engines like Google are beneficial to their students, but they also think those same Internet research tools are creating an "easily distracted generation with short attention spans," according to a new study released ...
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of those who are texters say they get unwanted spam or text messages. Of those texters, 25% face problems with spam/unwanted texts at least weekly.
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.