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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.
Dec 19, 2007Amanda Lenhart, Mary Madden, Aaron Smith, Alexandra Macgill
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
More in: Teens, Social Networking, Blogs, Video, Mobile, Web 2.0
Nov 14, 2007Mary Madden
As fascinating as it can be to discover surprising patterns and stories living beneath a heaping pile of numbers, sometimes you can't fully capture that narrative in numbers or words.
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Oct 29, 2007Lee Rainie
This is a rundown of the Pew Internet & American Life Project's most recent findings related to internet use, especially Web 2.0 activities. It also goes through the Project's new tech-user typology and the implications of the Project's findings for ...
More in: Libraries, Technology User Types, Web 2.0
Oct 19, 2007Mary Madden
Pew Internet Project research on teenagers' use of social networking applications explores the reasons why these sites are so popular and how they are changing communication patterns and expectations of connectivity among young library patrons.
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Oct 18, 2007John Horrigan
The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons
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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, 2007Susannah Fox
Aerial mapping, database mash-ups, and other online scouts.
Jul 25, 2007Mary Madden
The growing adoption of broadband combined with a dramatic push by content providers to promote online video has helped to pave the way for mainstream audiences to embrace online video viewing. Fifty-seven percent of online adults have used the inter...
More in: Video, Web 2.0
May 4, 2007Susannah Fox
This presentation provides data and insights about how the "participatory Web" may change how survey researchers think about online health information, as well as data on adults who continue to be offline in an online world.
More in: Health, Web 2.0
Apr 25, 2007Deborah Fallows
China's new online showcase for youthful, experimental creations.
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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.