The market for mobile-ready health information continues to grow, even as health apps are just simmering along (in terms of consumer adoption, anyway).
Social Media and Voting
22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
Online Political Videos and Campaign 2012
55% of registered voters have watched political videos online this election season, and 52% have had others recommend political videos for them to watch online
How Teens Do Research in the Digital World
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
The e is for engagement
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? Themes from two recent speeches by Susannah Fox.
Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits
More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on their mobile phones and on computers.
Keeping it real at high-tech health conferences
Two recent presentations focused on the human element of health and technology – my favorite topic.
Social Media and Political Engagement
66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media
The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics
Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues