Pew Research CenterApr 7, 2016

Libraries and Learning

Most Americans think that local libraries serve the educational needs of their communities and families well. But many do not know about key education services libraries provide.

Pew Research CenterMar 22, 2016

Lifelong Learning and Technology

A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits, but place-based learning remains vital to many.

Pew Research CenterMar 10, 2016

Public Predictions for the Future of Workforce Automation

A majority of Americans predict that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans, but few expect their own jobs to experience substantial impacts.

Pew Research CenterFeb 11, 2016

15% of American Adults Have Used Online Dating Sites or Mobile Dating Apps

The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the past two years, while usage among 55- to 64-year-olds has doubled.

Pew Research CenterJan 14, 2016

Privacy and Information Sharing

Many Americans say they might provide personal information in commercial settings, depending on the deal being offered and how much risk they face.

Pew Research CenterJan 7, 2016

Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring

Parents monitor their teen’s digital activities in a number of ways, such as checking browser histories or social media profiles, but using technical means like parental controls is less common.

Pew Research CenterDec 21, 2015

Home Broadband 2015

The share of Americans with broadband at home has plateaued: It now stands at 67%, down slightly from 70% in 2013. At the same time, more Americans rely only on their smartphones for online access.

Pew Research CenterDec 15, 2015

Gaming and Gamers

Americans’ attitudes toward games – and the people who play them – are complex and often uncertain.

Pew Research CenterDec 11, 2015

Public Interest in Science and Health Linked to Gender, Age and Personality

Fully 32% of online adults say science and technology is among the topics they find most interesting; 37% say health and medicine.

Pew Research CenterNov 19, 2015

Searching for Work in the Digital Era

The internet is a central resource for Americans looking for work, but a notable minority lack confidence in their digital job-seeking skills.