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Feb 18, 2013American Medical News
The number of technical tools available to help patients live healthy lifestyles or control chronic health conditions has grown considerably during the past few years. But the percentage of patients who use some form of technology, such as mobile ...
Feb 14, 2013USA TODAY
The popularity of Twitter and Instagram among blacks in America is surging, while white women under 50 continue to pin away on Pinterest, according to a demographic survey released Thursday.
The survey, by the Pew Research Center's Inte...
Feb 7, 2013Los Angeles Times
Every person has their price, and for a 14-year-old Boston girl, her price to quit Facebook is $200.
Paul Baier and his daughter entered into a contract he posted on his blog this week that will earn the daughter $200 if she can stay of...
Feb 6, 2013CNN
Facebook follows you everywhere. It's on phones and computers, at work and home, and in the news. So it's understandable that people might need a little rest from the social network.
New research suggests that Facebook fatigue may be se...
Feb 5, 2013New York Times
Facebook is the most popular social network in America — roughly two-thirds of adults in the country use it on a regular basis.
But that doesn’t mean they don’t get sick of it.
A new study released on Tuesday by the Pew Resea...
Jan 31, 2013Washington Post
Online sales are rising at a brisk pace, but brick-and-mortar retailers’ efforts to keep even the most Web-savvy shoppers in stores is having some early success, according to a Pew Internet and American Life Project report released Thursday.
Jan 28, 2013Wall Street Journal
Joshua Edwards's eighth-grade paper about the Black Plague came with a McDouble and fries.
Joshua sometimes does his homework at a McDonald's MCD +0.55%restaurant—not because he is drawn by the burgers, but because the fast-food chain ...
Jan 27, 2013GigaOm
It may just be early adopter tech types who log every step they take or calorie they burn using Fitbits, Nike Fuelbands, and other devices, but that hardly means they’re the only ones who track their health.
About 7 in 10 American adult...
Jan 27, 2013New York Times
Whether they have chronic ailments like diabetes or just want to watch their weight, Americans are increasingly tracking their health using smartphone applications and other devices that collect personal data automatically, according to health ind...
Jan 22, 2013New York Times
Free access to computers and the Internet is now nearly as important to library patrons as borrowing books, according to a new survey.
The survey, released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, found tha...
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of all cell owners are “connected viewers”—meaning they use their phones while watching television for distraction/engagement
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.