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Nov 15, 2011Aaron Smith
Social networking sites are appealing as a way to maintain contact with close ties and reconnect with old friends.
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“Web 2.0” is an umbrella term that is used to refer to a new era of Web-enabled applications that are built around user-generated or user-manipulated content, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, and social networking sites.
Holly Jackson, CNET News
Jun 15, 2008
Once Barack Obama started Twittering, John McCain created a MySpace page, and Hillary Clinton joined Facebook, it became apparent that the 2008 presidential election was relying heavily on social media. But now, a Pew survey has the numbers to prove ...
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Jun 13, 2008Deborah Fallows
People say the Chinese internet is mostly an entertainment network. But looking at what happened online during the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake reveals a Chinese internet with a depth and soul and much, much more.
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Jun 10, 2008Susannah Fox, Mary Madden
In this presentation, Mary Madden and Susannah Fox discuss the rise of participatory medicine within the context of key internet demographics and emerging online trends.
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Apr 22, 2008Mary Madden
Research conducted by The Pew Internet & American Life Project examines the growing role of technology in our lives, our changing expectations about how to find and use information, and the impact younger generations will have on the arts audience of...
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Mar 11, 2008Mary Madden
Teen girls have already laid their claim to many corners of the creative Web. So what are the boys up to?
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Feb 21, 2008Amy Wells
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Feb 14, 2008Susannah Fox
Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the implications. If nothing really bad has happened to someone, they tend neither to worry about their personal information nor to take steps to limit the amount of infor...
More in: Mobile, Web 2.0, Broadband, New Media Ecology
Jan 9, 2008Lee Rainie
48% of internet users have been to video-sharing sites such as YouTube and the daily traffic to such sites on a typical day has doubled in the past year.
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Rhonda Bodfield Bloom, Arizona Daily Star
Jan 3, 2008
"In type that scrolls up the screen like the preface for Star Wars, a YouTube video reads, "For years, parents could not text message. They could not figure out how to record a voice mail. They could not even connect to the Internet without using AOL...
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Randall Stross, New York Times
Dec 30, 2007
Susannah Fox, associate director of the Pew project and an author of both the 2000 and 2007 surveys, told me that she was surprised by the reduced concern about online publication of personal information. Internet users are not just passively allowin...
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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.
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