Kathryn Zickuhr is a research analyst at the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. She studies the social impact of technology, focusing on the changing role of public libraries in Americans’ lives and communities in the era of digital content.
Digital divide(s): A look at the data
Kathryn will discuss Pew Internet’s data about the current digital divide(s) via Skype at the University of Kansas’s virtual summit, “Telling Stories of Diversity in the Digital Age.”
Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites
How American teens navigate the new world of “digital citizenship”
28% of American adults use mobile and social location-based services
55% of smartphone owners use their phones to get location-based directions or recommendations, while geosocial services and location-tagging features are less popular.
65% of online adults use social networking sites
Women maintain their foothold on social networking site use, and older Americans are still coming aboard. Most users describe their experiences in positive terms.
Pew Internet around the web
Your handy guide to the best ways to get in touch with us or keep up with our work on the web.
College students and technology
By every key measurement, college students lead the way in tech and gadget use. But community college students do not use digital tools as much as four-year college students and graduate students.
New data resources at pewinternet.org
A guide to data resources on our site, including recent changes to our data sets.
Generations and their gadgets
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
Wikipedia, past and present
42% of all Americans turn to the popular collaborative encyclopedia for information online