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Mar 13, 2013Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, Maeve Duggan, Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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Data suggests that adolescents are both comfortable with new technologies, and yet not always as technically savvy as we collectively believe them to be. Read our teens research summary.
Aug 16, 2007Amanda Lenhart
After covering the basics of internet use, this keynote walks the viewer through a timeline of technology in the life of a high school senior and reflects on the technological realities of their lives today.
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Aug 14, 2007Lauren Scissors
Remember the anticipation you felt on your first day of college? Showing up to your dorm and wondering what your freshman year roommate would be like? You might have even spoken with your assigned roommate on the phone, and maybe you were wondering...
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Aug 2, 2007Mary Madden
This presentation examines technology use by young patrons and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.
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Jul 31, 2007Mary Madden
Recent headlines about the discovery and removal of 29,000 registered sex offenders on MySpace have added fuel to the fiery debate about the safety of online social networks.
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Jul 16, 2007Mary Madden
A recent Minnesota Public Radio show on social networking sites and teens should be of special interest to parents, educators, researchers and anyone interested in the way digital communication is shaping the lives of young people.
Erin Joyce , InternetNews.com
Jun 27, 2007
"You've heard of the mean girl syndrome, a streak of cruelty that subsumes young girls bent on agonizing, terrorizing and otherwise bullying other boys and girls they deem uncool, too pretty, smart or guilty of some unknown offense.Looks like some of...
Donna Howell, Investor's Business Daily
"The teenage years are just as cruel as ever, except now they're online — which can make matters worse.Cyberbullies have picked on about two-fifths of teen girls and a quarter of teen boys, a poll of nearly 900 Internet users in that age group shows....
Bob Sullivan, MSNBC.com
"Cyberbullying may not be as widespread as feared, as most teenagers are more worried about old-fashioned pushing and shoving than online tormenters, according to a new study.Still, about one-third of all teenagers say they've been bullied through th...
Jun 27, 2007Amanda Lenhart
About a third of online teens say they have been targets of online harassement. Older girls and intense internet users are the most likely to report these experiences.
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May 14, 2007Amanda Lenhart
The main point of the recent congressional briefing panel was to stop the misinformation and obfuscation around the issue of online child victimization, and to focus on the facts and observations that had emerged from our collective research.
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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.