PublicationsSeptember 18, 2011

Medicine 2.0: Peer-to-peer healthcare

Peer-to-peer healthcare is a way for people to do what they have always done – lend a hand, lend an ear, lend advice – but at internet speed and at internet scale.

Multi-section ReportsJanuary 13, 2011

Wikipedia, past and present

42% of all Americans turn to the popular collaborative encyclopedia for information online

Multi-section ReportsDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

Multi-section ReportsDecember 13, 2010

Cancer 2.0

A summary of recent research related to cancer and the internet.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 24, 2010

Use of the internet in higher-income households

Those in households earning over $75,000 are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 14, 2010

The Rise of Apps Culture

35% of U.S. adults have cell phones with apps, but only 24% of adults actually use them. Apps users are younger, more educated, and more affluent than other cell phone users.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 2, 2010

Cell phones and American adults

Adults make just as many calls, but text less often than teens. Americans say their mobile phones make them feel safer and more connected, but are irritated by cell intrusions and rudeness by other users.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 27, 2010

Older Adults and Social Media

Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled—from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 11, 2010

Home Broadband 2010

Broadband adoption slowed dramatically in 2010, but growth among African-Americans jumped well above the national average; 53% of Americans do not think affordable broadband should be a government priority.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 7, 2010

Mobile Access 2010

Six in ten Americans go online wirelessly using a laptop or cell phone; African-Americans and 18-29 year olds lead the way in the use of cell phone data applications, but older adults are gaining ground.