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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Technology’s biggest predictions for 2008
Here’s a roundup of the biggest technology predictions experts are making for 2008.
Have you googled yourself today?
The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.
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.
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.
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?