UncategorizedDecember 20, 2012

Reading & Library Habits in Different Communities

A snapshot of the reading and library habits within the different types of communities studied.

InteractivesNovember 29, 2012

Politics + Internet/Tech: Our Research

The growth of social media and rapid adoption of internet-enable mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. An infographic provides a summary of the latest data from national surveys taken during the 2012 campaign.

UncategorizedNovember 25, 2012

Cell Phone Activities Over Time

Over time, the number of American adult cell phone owners performing specific activities on their cell phones has grown.

UncategorizedSeptember 26, 2012

Communities and Local News: Profiles

A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.

UncategorizedSeptember 17, 2012

Smartphone Research: Infographic

Smartphone ownership reached a tipping point in 2012, where more Americans are buying them to take advantage of applications and other sophisticated web-enabled features compared to traditional cell phones. Pew Internet has been tracking trends in ce…

UncategorizedJuly 24, 2012

Internet Use and Home Broadband Connections

According to our April 2012 survey, 82% of American adults use the internet and 66% have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Here’s a closer look at internet use versus broadband use by various demographic groups.

UncategorizedJune 28, 2012

A Closer Look at Gadget Ownership

As of early 2012, 88% of American adults have a cell phone, 58% have a desktop computer, 61% have a laptop, 18% own an e-book reader, and 18% have a tablet computer. Here’s a closer look at the demographic breakdown of U.S. adult gadget ownership.

UncategorizedApril 5, 2012

Why people like to read

Asked to tell us what they like most about book reading, those who had read a book in the past 12 months gave a host of reasons that ranged from the highly practical to the sublime.

UncategorizedJanuary 27, 2012

A Snapshot of E-reader and Tablet Owners

The number of Americans owning either an e-reader or tablet jumped from 18% in December 2011 to 29% in January 2012. Who are these owners? View a breakdown of e-reader and tablet owners who belong to different demographic groups.