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Dec 16, 2010Kathryn Zickuhr
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
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There are distinct differences among the seven groups we survey, from teens (ages 12-17) through the G.I. Generation (age 75+).
Anita Creamer, Sacramento Bee
Aug 25, 2013
Pew Internet & American Life Project figures show that slightly more than half of people age 65 and older use the Internet – and 43 percent of them regularly connect with family members and friends on social networking sites.
Those numbers drop si...
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Paula Span, New York Times
Apr 8, 2013
Older adults hit a digital milestone last year: For the first time since the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project began conducting surveys, a majority (53 percent) of people over age 65 used the Internet. The proportion has since ...
Mar 28, 2012Lee Rainie
How Baby Boomers use technology
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Feb 26, 2012Lee Rainie
The new normal in the age of social media
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Feb 18, 2012Lee Rainie
How the Millennials Generation consumes, produces, and shares information
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Tony Shin, Online Graduate Programs
Jan 20, 2012
Tony Shin, a senior media analyst at Online Graduate Programs, created an infographic to highlight the Pew Research Center's data on the Millennials — American teens and twenty-somethings currently making the passage into adulthood — to showcase...
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Jul 13, 2011Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie presents a compendium of recent data that focuses on key behavioral statistics of the Millennial Generation.
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Feb 3, 2011Kathryn Zickuhr
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
More in: Generations, Mobile, Seniors
Feb 3, 2011
Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou...
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of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device.
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.