UncategorizedAugust 22, 2013

Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy

58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.

UncategorizedAugust 15, 2013

Teens Haven’t Abandoned Facebook (Yet)

Our national survey data did not indicate a decrease in the total number of Facebook-using teens, even though the focus group findings suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.

UncategorizedAugust 15, 2013

Where Teens Seek Online Privacy Advice

Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.

UncategorizedAugust 7, 2013

51% of U.S. Adults Bank Online

32% of adults transact bank business on their mobile phones

UncategorizedAugust 5, 2013

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

UncategorizedJuly 16, 2013

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.

UncategorizedJuly 3, 2013

6% of Online Adults are reddit Users

Young men are especially likely to visit the “front page of the internet.”

UncategorizedJune 20, 2013

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

UncategorizedJune 10, 2013

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.

UncategorizedJune 6, 2013

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.