UncategorizedFebruary 27, 2009

Social Networking on the Radio

Last week my colleague, Amanda Lenhart, appeared on the Kojo Nnamdi show to talk about the opportunities and hazards that come with using social networking sites.

UncategorizedFebruary 26, 2009

Ads in Google news aren’t entirely relevant — yet

Google has started placing ads on Google News pages. How’s that working out?

UncategorizedFebruary 24, 2009

Medpedia’s Potential

Medpedia launched this week, prompting questions from many corners about how it fits in to the current realities of the health care world.

UncategorizedFebruary 17, 2009

Twitterers ponder the new News Media-scape

Lee Rainie’s speech at the Integrated Media Association meeting was a hit on Twitter.

UncategorizedFebruary 13, 2009

The Future of Music Policy

The Future of Music Coalition’s Policy Day brings together musicians, techies, policymakers and advocates to discuss the changing music and technology policy landscape.

UncategorizedFebruary 12, 2009

Twitter and status updating

As of December 2008, 11% of online American adults said they used a service like Twitter or another service that allowed them to share updates about themselves or to see the updates of others.

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2009

Rare Diseases and Online Resources

One in ten Americans is living with a rare disorder. The internet can be a vital source of information for people who may never have otherwise met someone else with their disease or condition.

UncategorizedFebruary 4, 2009

Five Years of Free Friendship Online

The social networking juggernaut Facebook turns five years old today, and the chatter online about the birthday ranges from congratulatory to cautionary.

UncategorizedJanuary 30, 2009

New social media research

Our colleagues at the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism have developed a New Media Index and are unveiling it today.

UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.