Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
How Teens Do Research in the Digital World
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives
A Pew Internet/Elon University survey reveals experts’ hopes and fears about the hyperconnected generation, from their ability to juggle many tasks to their thirst for instant gratification and lack of patience.
Generations and their gadgets
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
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.
Teens and Mobile Phones
Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.
Social Media and Young Adults
Social media and mobile internet use among teens and young adults.
Teens and Sexting
How and why minor teens are sending sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images via text messaging.
Teens and Distracted Driving
Twenty-six percent of American teens of driving age say they have texted while driving, and half (48%) of all teens ages 12 to 17 say theyâ€™ve been a passenger while a driver has texted behind the wheel.
Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Past Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back
The Project first surveyed teenagers about their mobile phones in 2004 when a survey showed that 45% of teens had a cell phone. Since then mobile phone use has climbed steadily among teens to 63% in 2006 and 71% in 2008.