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Nov. 3-24, 2010 – Post Election
Our November 2010 Post Election survey contains questions about how the internet was used for news gathering and political engagement in the context of the 2010 midterm elections.
Oct. 7-10, 2010 – Twitter
This data set contains questions about Twitter use, and was used in our 2010 update on Twitter adoption.
Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2010 – Paid Content
This omnibus survey contains questions about the types of content users purchase online. It was used in the report “Paying for Online Content”.
Aug. 9-Sept. 13, 2010 – Health
This data set contains questions about the internet and health care. It was used in our reports “Americans Living with Disability”, “Health Topics”, “Cancer 2.0”, “Mobile Health 2010”, “Peer-to-Peer Healthcare” and “The Social Life of Health Infor…
April 29-May 30, 2010 – Cellphones
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.
Dec. 28, 2009-Jan. 19, 2010 – Online News
This data set contains questions about people’s online news seeking behavior. It was used in the report “Understanding the Participatory News Consumer”.
Nov. 30-Dec. 27, 2009 – Government Online
This data set contains questions about citizens’ online interactions with government. It was used in the reports “Government Online” and “Neighbors Online”
June 26-Sept. 24, 2009 – Teens and Mobile Phones
This data set contains questions about teens and mobile phone usage. It was used in the reports “Teens and Mobile Phones”, “Teens and Sexting” and “Teens and Distracted Driving”.
Aug. 18-Sept. 14, 2009 – Reputation Management
This data set contains questions about how people monitor and maintain their online identities. It was used in the reports “Reputation Management and Social Media” and “Twitter and Status Updating Fall 2009”.
March 26-April 19, 2009 – Economy
This data set contains questions about the internet’s role in navigating the economic recession, as well as questions about broadband and wireless internet usage. It was used in the reports “The Internet and the Recession”, “Home Broadband Adoptio…