Multi-section ReportsAugust 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.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 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.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 7, 2013

51% of U.S. Adults Bank Online

32% of adults transact bank business on their mobile phones

Multi-section ReportsAugust 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

Multi-section ReportsJuly 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.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 3, 2013

6% of Online Adults are reddit Users

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

Multi-section ReportsJune 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

Multi-section ReportsJune 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.

Multi-section ReportsJune 5, 2013

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.

PublicationsMay 21, 2013

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy

Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.