PublicationsDecember 30, 2013

Social Media Update 2013

42% of online adults use multiple social networking sites, but Facebook remains the platform of choice

PublicationsDecember 11, 2013

How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities

54% of Americans have used a public library in the past year, and 72% live in a “library household.” Most say libraries are very important to their communities.

UncategorizedDecember 4, 2013

Health and Technology in the U.S.

A round-up of our 2012-13 health and technology research.

UncategorizedNovember 26, 2013

The Diagnosis Difference

A portrait of the 45% of U.S. adults living with chronic health conditions

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2013

Statement of Aaron Smith – Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile

Statement of Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, on “Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile.”

PublicationsOctober 28, 2013

Photo and Video Sharing Grow Online

54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. Young adults and women lead the way in each of these activities.

PublicationsOctober 21, 2013

Online Dating & Relationships

One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of them have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.

UncategorizedOctober 21, 2013

How do we know that social media is important to health care?

I began a recent speech at a medical school with a question that many busy clinicians might be asking: How do we know that social media is important to health care?

PublicationsOctober 18, 2013

Tablet and E-reader Ownership Update

Up from 25% last year, more than half of those in households earning $75,000 or more now have tablets. Up from 19% last year, 38% of those in upper-income households now have e-readers.

UncategorizedOctober 10, 2013

Online Video 2013

The percent of online adults who upload or post videos online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31%. The share of online adults who watch or download videos has also grown from 69% of online adults in 2009 to 78%, with mobile phones playing a key role.