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June 10-July 12, 2015 – Gaming, Jobs and Broadband
This dataset contains questions about video games and gaming; job seeking and the internet; workforce automation; online dating; and home broadband, cable and smartphone use among Americans.
Jan. 27-Feb. 16, 2015 – Privacy Panel #4
This dataset contains questions about privacy and information sharing.
Nov. 26, 2014-Jan. 3, 2015 – Privacy Panel #3
This dataset contains questions about American’s perception of privacy and security in a post-Snowden era.
Aug. 5-Sep. 2, 2014 – Privacy Panel #2
This dataset contains questions about privacy, security and government surveillance.
Jan. 10-27, 2014 – Privacy Panel #1
This dataset contains questions about Americans’ privacy perceptions.
Sep. 25-Oct. 9, 2014 and Feb. 10-March 6, 2015 – Teens
This dataset contains questions about teens and technology use.
Sep. 12-18, 2014 – Web IQ, Productivity, Being Informed
This dataset contains questions about Americans’ opinions on the Internet, their knowledge of technology and the web, and the impact technology has had on workers.
Aug. 7-Sep. 16, 2013 – Pervasive Connectivity
This dataset contains questions about people’s opinions about Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, their willingness to talk about the revelations in various in-person and online settings, and their usage of various social media platforms.
Jan. 5-8, 2012 – Mobile Commerce
This dataset contains questions about mobile commerce.
June 18-21, 2009 – Video Uploading
This dataset contains questions about Americans’ use of the internet to watch, download or share videos.