Smartphone Adoption and Usage
35% of US adults own a smartphone of some kind, and one quarter of smartphone owners say that their phone is where they do most of their online browsing.
Teen data resources at pewinternet.org
A brief overview of our teens research and resources, including some brand-new data offerings.
E-reader ownership doubles in six months
Adoption rate of e-readers surges ahead of tablet computers
Social networking sites and our lives
How people’s trust, personal relationships, and civic and political involvement are connected to their use of social network sites and other technologies.
Twitter Update 2011
13% of online adults use Twitter, and half of Twitter users access the service “on the go” via mobile phone.
Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious.
Is “peer-to-peer healthcare” an idea whose time has come? Evidence and recent examples.
New data resources at pewinternet.org
A guide to data resources on our site, including recent changes to our data sets.
The Social Life of Health Information, 2011
The online conversation about health is being driven forward by two forces: 1) the availability of social tools and 2) the motivation, especially among people living with chronic conditions, to connect with each other.
Health Surveys 2000-10
Over 200 pages of health-related survey questions fielded by the Pew Internet Project.
Peer-to-peer healthcare on NPR
Macro and micro health news and how the two combined to create one great story about online communities.