UncategorizedSeptember 15, 2012

Senior Citizens and Digital Technology

Lee Rainie will describe the Project’s research about those 65 and older use of technology

UncategorizedJune 6, 2012

Older adults and internet use

For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2011

Older Adults and Social Media

Mary will present the Pew Internet Project’s latest data on social media participation among older American adults, including new findings about user motivations and the role of mobile devices.

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.

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

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.

UncategorizedJanuary 13, 2010

Four in ten seniors go online

38% of adults age 65 and older go online, a significantly lower rate of adoption than the general population (74%).

UncategorizedSeptember 10, 2009

The New Online Demographics: What the Numbers Mean for Providers, Advertisers and Safety

Representatives from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the U.S. Internet Industry Association (USIIA) will discuss the new communities coming online in record numbers in the United St…

UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generations Online: Charts

This is a series of charts related to the “Generations Online in 2009” report released on Jan. 28, 2009.

UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.