UncategorizedMarch 23, 2011

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

UncategorizedMarch 23, 2011

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?

UncategorizedMarch 17, 2011

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.

UncategorizedMarch 14, 2011

How mobile devices are changing community information environments

47% of American adults use their cellphones and tablet computers to get local news and information

UncategorizedMarch 1, 2011

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2011

Peer-to-peer Health Care

Many people – especially those living with chronic or rare diseases – use online connections to supplement professional medical advice.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2011

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 1, 2011

Health Topics

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.

UncategorizedJanuary 27, 2011

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

UncategorizedJanuary 26, 2011

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…