Report Sep. 16, 2008

Teens, Video Games and Civics

Nearly all American teens play computer, console, or cell phone games and teens’ gaming experience is rich and varied, with a significant amount of social interaction and potential for civic engagement.

Commentary Jul. 9, 2008

Degrees of Access (May 2008 data)

Three “thermometers” of access show the disparities among various groups when it comes to internet access, cell phone use, and broadband access at home.

Commentary May. 15, 2008

New communication technologies’ impact on young adults

Our Writing, Technology and Teens report considered the impact of newer communication methods on young users. Do these effects carry over into a slightly older crowd?

Commentary Mar. 25, 2008

Mobile internet moves into the mainstream

As consumer demand for on-the-go internet increases, technology companies are scrambling to grab a piece of the market.

Presentations Feb. 20, 2008

Degrees of Access: Internet, Cell Phone, and Home Broadband

The Pew Internet & American Life Project has created three “thermometers” of digital access: internet, cell phone, and home broadband connections.

Commentary Feb. 13, 2008

Technology’s biggest predictions for 2008

Here’s a roundup of the biggest technology predictions experts are making for 2008.

Commentary Dec. 21, 2007

Have you googled yourself today?

The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.

Report Dec. 16, 2007

Digital Footprints

Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.

Commentary Dec. 12, 2007

Could broadband help the environment?

With environmentally friendly solutions a hot topic, switching to broadband could be one of the easiest ways for you to reduce emissions, according to a new report.

Commentary Dec. 5, 2007

Writers’ strike and internet programming

As we reach the one-month mark of the Writers Guild of America strike, will audiences move to the internet for programming?