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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.
Leslie Brooks Suzukamo, St. Paul Pioneer Press
Apr 25, 2007
" More than a third of online American adults - 36 percent - use Wikipedia, according to a nationwide survey released Tuesday by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, a nonprofit initiative funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Despite an ongo...
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Apr 24, 2007Lee Rainie, Bill Tancer
36% of online American adults consult Wikipedia
Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press Newswires
Apr 24, 2007
"Wikipedia's advocates like to tout its dynamic nature: Volunteers can quickly respond to new developments and errors in the collaborative online encyclopedia by adding or changing entries themselves.
So it may seem odd that Wikipedia volunteers ar...
Apr 16, 2007Lee Rainie
Pew Internet data and findings related to Web 2.0 applications and activities.
More in: Libraries, Web 2.0, New Media Ecology, Future of the Internet
Mar 20, 2007Susannah Fox
Web metrics are a spectator sport for me and I watch the ticker like a fan who knows the game is sometimes rigged.
More in: Blogs, Search, Web 2.0
Mar 16, 2007Mary Madden
This presentation highlights recent Pew Internet Project research with a special focus on the adoption of social media applications among teenagers and adults in the U.S.
More in: Web 2.0, Generations, Libraries
Feb 23, 2007Mary Madden
Recent research looking at teens’ online behaviors and communications choices demonstrates that social networking activity is just one element of a larger shift towards greater engagement with participatory media.
More in: Web 2.0, Teens, Libraries
Feb 6, 2007Susannah Fox
Tagging, blogging, and social networking sites allow internet users to search for, catalog, and disseminate information.
More in: Health, Web 2.0
Jan 31, 2007Lee Rainie
28% of internet users have tagged or categorized content online such as photos, news stories or blog posts. Findings and interview with David Weinberger
Peter Svensson, Associated Press Newswires
Jan 31, 2007
"Internet users are taking avidly to sites that let them label photos, movies and blogs with their own descriptive tags, providing a major new way of organizing information online, according to a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. ...
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of AP and NWP teachers report they or their students use e-readers and 43% use tablet computers in the classroom or to complete assignments
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.