Generations 2010: What different generations do online
An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
Generations 2010: Trends in online activities
A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
Updated: Change in internet access by age group, 2000-2010
Internet adoption over the past 10 years: 93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 95% of young adults ages 18-29. Seventy-nine percent of all adults ages 18 and older go online.
Reputation management and social media: Our digital footprints
What we think others can see about us online
Use of cell phone for pictures and video popular across age groups
The percentage of teen cell phone owners who have done the following activities with their cell phones, by age.
Teen and Young Adult Internet Use
A new Pew Internet Project report reveals that 93% of teens ages 12‐17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18‐29. Three quarters (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online. Over the past ten years, teens and young adults have been consistently the two groups most likely to go online, even as the internet population has grown and even with documented larger increases in certain age cohorts (e.g. adults 65 and older).
Change in internet access by age group, 2000-2009
93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.