Pew Internet: Data Resources
A guide to data resources on our site.
The Future of Money in a Mobile Age
In a Pew Internet/Elon University survey, internet experts predict that payment with mobile devices will be commonplace by 2020, although a number of potential hurdles and holdouts stand in the way
While increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over the past decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain
72% of Americans follow local news closely
These local news enthusiasts follow a diverse set of topics but rely heavily on local newspapers to keep them informed
The rise of e-reading
21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them.
The Future of Apps and Web
A Pew Internet/Elon University survey reveals that experts expect apps and the Web to converge in the cloud; but many worry that simplicity for users will come at a price.
Teens, Smartphones & Texting
Texting volume is up while the frequency of voice calling is down. About one in four teens say they own smartphones.
Mama birds: Catherine Fairchild Calhoun and Laurie Strongin
A conversation about rare disease, the impact of the internet, and love.
The Viral Kony 2012 Video
Young adults heard more about the viral video against Joseph Kony and were more likely to learn about it through social media than other sources
The internet’s impact on one man’s life
How one man became the chief of a tribe he didn’t know existed, thanks to the internet.