Libraries, Older Adults & Technology
Older adults are less likely than younger adults to go online, but there are exceptions — those who “feel” and “do” younger than their chronological age.
About a third of online teens say they have been targets of online harassement. Older girls and intense internet users are the most likely to report these experiences.
Public Policy and The Future of the Internet
What forces will shape the internet in the next decade?
The Internet Circa 1998
In 1998, 57% of non-internet users said they worry “not at all” about missing out on something by not going online.
Don’t Blame Me: It’s the Phone’s Fault!
Pew Internet’s typology of information and communications technology users tells us a lot about how far along we are — or aren’t — in the "information society."
In China, there is a virtual meeting place for people who have social connections to buy or sell.
Online Patient Groups
12% of internet users participate in an online patient group.
37% of email users said spam had increased in their personal email accounts, up from 28% of email users who said that two years ago.
Health Data Geeks’ Wisdom
Cancer “weather maps,” the age of biology, and how cell-only adults really are different from landline users.
The internet and politics
Statistics about the use of the internet for politics and e-government presented to the Personal Democracy Forum