InfographicJuly 11, 2011

How smartphone owners describe their phones

Along with asking about smartphone adoption and usage in our May 2011 survey, we also included a question that asked cell phone owners to provide the one word that best describes how they feel about their phones.

InfographicFebruary 3, 2011

A closer look at generations and cell phone ownership

Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou…

InfographicJanuary 18, 2011

Group participation and technology

The proportion of American adults in each tech user group (those who use the internet, those who connect to the internet wirelessly, cell phone users, etc.) who are active in various organizations.

InfographicDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.

InfographicDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: Trends in online activities

A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.

InfographicSeptember 10, 2010

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.

InfographicMay 26, 2010

Reputation management and social media: Our digital footprints

What we think others can see about us online

InfographicApril 20, 2010

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.

Data VisualizationFebruary 3, 2010

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).

InfographicFebruary 3, 2010

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.