Multi-section ReportsFebruary 11, 2014

Couples, the Internet, and Social Media

The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.

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.

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.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 19, 2013

Cell Phone Activities 2013

50% of cell owners download apps to their phones; 48% listen to music services; video calling has tripled since 2011; texting remains a popular activity

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 16, 2013

Cell Internet Use 2013

57% of American adults use their cell phone to go online. 21% of cell phone owners say they mostly access the internet using their phone.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 12, 2013

Location-Based Services

More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

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 3, 2013

6% of Online Adults are reddit Users

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