UncategorizedAugust 22, 2013

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.

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2012

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

UncategorizedFebruary 29, 2012

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2011

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.

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.

UncategorizedApril 20, 2010

Teens and Mobile Phones

Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2010

Social Media and Young Adults

Social media and mobile internet use among teens and young adults.

UncategorizedDecember 15, 2009

Teens and Sexting

How and why minor teens are sending sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images via text messaging.

UncategorizedNovember 16, 2009

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 they’ve been a passenger while a driver has texted behind the wheel.

UncategorizedAugust 19, 2009

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.