UncategorizedMarch 20, 2013

Tracking for Health: Detailed Demographics

New demographic tables for the “Tracking for Health” study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.

UncategorizedMarch 13, 2013

Teens and Technology 2013

Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2013

Pew Internet Tip Sheets: Highlights of the Project’s Research

All of our topic-specific research “tip sheets” in one place.

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2013

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.

UncategorizedFebruary 25, 2013

How many people use “ask a doctor” sites?

An estimate of how many people go online to seek a doctor’s opinion about something, such as on an “ask a doctor” site (hint: a fraction of a subgroup).

CommentaryFebruary 19, 2013

A mirror and a window

How were you first introduced to the Pew Research Center? Do you share our research with other people? If so, how?

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2013

The Demographics of Social Media Users — 2012

Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2013

2012 Health Survey Data

We posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data.

UncategorizedFebruary 5, 2013

Coming and Going on Facebook

61% of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from using the site at one time or another and 27% plan to spend less time on the site this coming year. Even so, two-thirds of online adults are now Facebook users.

UncategorizedJanuary 31, 2013

In-store Mobile Commerce During the 2012 Holiday Shopping Season

58% of cell owners used their phones for recommendations, reviews, or price comparisons in a physical store this holiday shopping season. Young adults and smartphone owners lead the way.