Report Jun. 11, 2009

The Social Life of Health Information

Americans’ pursuit of health takes place within a widening network of both online and offline sources.

Report May. 22, 2009

Online Classifieds

The number of online adults who use classified ads websites, such as Craigslist, more than doubled from 2005 to 2009.

Presentations Jan. 28, 2009

Generations Online: Charts

This is a series of charts related to the “Generations Online in 2009″ report released on Jan. 28, 2009.

Report Jan. 28, 2009

Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.

Report Dec. 7, 2008

Adults and Video Games

Over half of American adults play video games, and four in five young adults play games. Computers are the most popular gaming device, though young adults prefer gaming consoles. Virtual worlds only draw a small crowd.

Commentary Nov. 21, 2008

User attitudes vary about broken – and healthy – technologies

While in a recent report we discussed the malaise of some users when their technology fails, we have found in previous reports that negative feelings are not isolated to broken gadg…

Report Nov. 16, 2008

When Technology Fails

Half (48%) of tech users need help from others in getting new devices and services to work, and many experience tech outages when there is a glitch with their home internet connection, computer, or cell phone. Coping with these failures is a hassle f…

Report Sep. 24, 2008

Networked Workers

The majority of employed adults (62%) use the internet or email at their job, and many have cell phones and Blackberries that keep them connected even when they are not at work.

Report Aug. 28, 2008

Podcast Downloading 2008

As gadgets with digital audio capability proliferate, podcast downloading continues to increase. Currently, 19% of all internet users say they have downloaded a podcast.

Commentary Jul. 11, 2008

Do we have a right to online privacy?

The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on Wednesday about the privacy implications of online advertising.