The number of online adults who use classified ads websites, such as Craigslist, more than doubled from 2005 to 2009.
Quiz: What Kind of Tech User Are You?
Take the quiz to find out where you fit in the typology of technology users.
Mobile could be a game-changer. But only for those who get in the game.
Participatory medicine is taking hold with both citizens and health professionals. But there are still pockets of people who lack access to the basic technology, lack the skills required to participate, or who may lack the sense that they are welc…
Participatory Democracy, Participatory Medicine
New survey data shows that not only is there a participatory class of citizen, but there is a participatory class of patient.
The Internet’s Role in Campaign 2008
A majority of American adults went online in 2008 to keep informed about political developments and to get involved with the election.
The Mobile Difference
Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.
New site feedback: More!
People like our new topic-driven navigation and updated design. The main comment: More! Users want to see even more participation and more free data.
Welcome to our new site
The Pew Internet Project studies the social impact of the internet. All of our reports, presentations, and data sets dating back to the year 2000 are available for free. Our mission is to make it easy for people to find – and share – our research.
Researching (and Reviewing) Doctors Online
An ABCNews.com story quotes Pew Internet’s research about how many people look online for information about doctors and hospitals.
Bruce Sterling on Web 2.0’s aftermath
Wondering how to describe social media and Web 2.0? Trying to figure out what happens next? Read Bruce Sterling’s latest speech, “The Brief But Glorious Life of Web 2.0, and What Comes After.”