PublicationsNovember 30, 2012

The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.

UncategorizedNovember 25, 2012

Cell Phone Activities 2012

Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2012

Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy

Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety

UncategorizedNovember 8, 2012

Mobile Health 2012

Half of smartphone owners use their devices to get health information and one-fifth of smartphone owners have health apps

UncategorizedNovember 6, 2012

Social Media and Voting

22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2012

Online Political Videos and Campaign 2012

55% of registered voters have watched political videos online this election season, and 52% have had others recommend political videos for them to watch online

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2012

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World

A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age

UncategorizedOctober 25, 2012

Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age

10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2012

Social Media and Political Engagement

66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media

UncategorizedOctober 9, 2012

The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics

Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues