Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means
A new survey finds that Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means like the phone or postal mail
What if information spread more quickly than a virus?
What if all the knowledge and insights shared at a White House event on HIV/AIDS could be shared across all the social networks that people have access to?
The Internet and Campaign 2010
54% of adults used the internet for political purposes in the 2010 election cycle, far surpassing the 2006 midterm contest.
How mobile devices are changing community information environments
47% of American adults use their cellphones and tablet computers to get local news and information
How the Public Perceives Community Information Systems
People who believe their local government does a good job sharing information are more likely than others to feel satisfied with civic life.
Peer-to-peer Health Care
Many people – especially those living with chronic or rare diseases – use online connections to supplement professional medical advice.
Generations and their gadgets
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
Food safety, drug safety, and pregnancy information are among eight new topics included in our survey, which finds that 80% of internet users gather health information online.
22% of online Americans used social networking or Twitter for politics in 2010 campaign
Republicans catch up to Democrats in social media use for politics as social media became a regular part of the political environment in the 2010 midyear elections
What people living with disability can teach us
People living with disability are less likely than other adults in the U.S. to use the internet: 54%, compared with 81%. The first question many people ask when they hear that is, Why? The second is, What can be done? The third is, or should be, W…