Our May 2010 survey contains questions about wireless internet use, broadband adoption and attitudes, adult text messaging habits and the use of mobile phone applications.

UncategorizedJanuary 13, 2011

Wikipedia, past and present

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

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedAugust 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.

UncategorizedAugust 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.

UncategorizedJuly 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.

UncategorizedJune 18, 2010

Adults and Cell Phone Distractions

Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving.