51% of U.S. Adults Bank Online
32% of adults transact bank business on their mobile phones
72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site Users
Social networking sites remain most popular among young adults, but other age groups continue to increase their engagement
The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools
In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.
6% of Online Adults are reddit Users
Young men are especially likely to visit the “front page of the internet.”
Younger Americans’ Library Habits and Expectations
Americans ages 16-29 are heavy technology users, including in using computers and internet at libraries. At the same time, most still read and borrow printed books, and value a mix of traditional and technological library services.
Family Caregivers are Wired for Health
39% of U.S. adults provide care for a loved one, up from 30% in 2010, and many navigate health care with the help of technology
Tablet Ownership 2013
Tablet adoption has almost doubled over the past year. A third of American adults now own a tablet computer, including almost half of those ages 35-44 and a majority of those in higher income households.
After Dr. Google
In an article published in the journal Pediatrics, Susannah Fox makes the case for clinicians paying attention to peer-to-peer health care.
Smartphone Ownership 2013
56% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind; Android and iPhone owners account for half of the cell phone user population. Higher income adults and those under age 35 lead the way when it comes to smartphone ownership.
What teens said about social media, privacy, and online identity
A list of some of the most revealing and interesting comments about how teens think about social networking sites and how they navigate issues of identity and privacy.