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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Jun 10, 2013Washington Post
Older, more wealthy users are the most likely to buy a tablet, said Pew research analyst Kathryn Zickuhr.
She said that in many ways tablet adoption follows the “common adoption pattern” of other technology, in which those with higher i...
Jun 10, 2013NPR
Are you old enough to remember privacy?
Teens and even young adults have grown up in an environment where sharing information about themselves online is not just encouraged but expected.
Yet there's a disconnect between the a...
Jun 7, 2013NBC News
Sorry, Facebook — but it's time to change our relationship status to "It's complicated." While the Home of the Poke still retains a billion-strong user base, people are starting to use it less, divvying up their interactions and uploads, and all k...
Jun 6, 2013Knight Digital Media Center
In the past year the U.S. crossed a mobile tipping point: now, most cell phones in use here are smartphones. According to a new Pew report 56% of all American adults are now smartphone users.
But, as author William Gibson observed: "The...
Jun 5, 2013The Washington Post
For the first time, a majority of American adults are now smartphone owners, according to a study released Wednesday.
The Pew [Research Center's Internet and American Life Project] found that 56 percent of all American adults now use mo...
May 30, 2013The Christian Science Monitor
If Facebook were a city, these would be its seedy back alleys – user-generated groups filled with jokes about rape and domestic violence, captioned over gruesome images of assaulted women.
But after protesters sent some 60,000 tweets to...
May 22, 2013danah boyd
Yesterday, Pew Internet and American Life Project (in collaboration with Berkman) unveiled a brilliant report about “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.” As a researcher who’s been in the trenches on these topics for a long time now, none of their f...
May 22, 2013Pacific Standard
Today’s teenagers are, in the eyes of Pew, walking contradictions, increasingly open despite their understanding of privacy risks (and mastery of the tools needed to combat them). But this data isn’t necessarily new or groundbreaking or indicative...
May 21, 2013Associated Press
Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information...
May 15, 2013The Washington Post
On the photo-sharing app Instagram, search the keywords #Fairfax, #Rockville or #DC and up pops hundreds of photos from children. Among them, until recently, were many from Kyle, a 12-year-old. His full name, Gaithersburg middle school and favorit...
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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.