PublicationsDecember 11, 2013

How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities

Americans strongly value the role of public libraries in their communities, and most of them say they have only had positive experiences at public libraries, and value a range of library resources and services.

CommentaryDecember 4, 2013

Health and Technology in the U.S.

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

Multi-section ReportsNovember 26, 2013

The Diagnosis Difference

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

CommentaryOctober 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.”

Multi-section ReportsOctober 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.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 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.

CommentaryOctober 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?

Multi-section ReportsOctober 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.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 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.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 25, 2013

Who’s Not Online and Why

15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.