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Feb 3, 2010Amanda Lenhart, Kristen Purcell, Aaron Smith, Kathryn Zickuhr
Social media and mobile internet use among teens and young adults.
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Blogs, or online journals, are a way for internet users to express themselves creatively or to document their experiences. About one in ten internet users contribute to a blog; one in three internet users read blogs.
Jan 28, 2009Sydney Jones, Susannah Fox
This is a series of charts related to the "Generations Online in 2009" report released on Jan. 28, 2009.
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Sep 26, 2008Aaron Smith
Online activists and concerned citizens are using the internet to learn about the financial crisis, share their views on the proposed bailout, and organize their friends.
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Jul 22, 2008Aaron Smith
Because blogs have been in the news lately with the Netroots Nation and BlogHer conferences recently wrapping up, it seemed like an opportune time to post our latest figures for blogging and blog readership.
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May 23, 2008Mary Madden
In what could be considered a further blurring of traditional media and new forms of digital media, this weekend's cover story in the New York Times Magazine features the intimate autobiographical account of Emily Gould, blogger and former Gawker edi...
Mar 11, 2008Mary Madden
Teen girls have already laid their claim to many corners of the creative Web. So what are the boys up to?
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Feb 14, 2008Mary Madden
Recent events have highlighted an interesting set of consequences connected to the persistent presence many of us enjoy online.
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Rhonda Bodfield Bloom, Arizona Daily Star
Jan 3, 2008
"In type that scrolls up the screen like the preface for Star Wars, a YouTube video reads, "For years, parents could not text message. They could not figure out how to record a voice mail. They could not even connect to the Internet without using AOL...
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Dec 19, 2007Amanda Lenhart, Mary Madden, Aaron Smith, Alexandra Macgill
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
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Aug 24, 2007Mary Madden
There's a lot of ongoing discussion in the internet research world about how often relationships initiated online end up evolving into offline, in-person meetings.
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Aug 10, 2007Lauren Scissors
A new issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication was recently published online, with articles on topics ranging from Facebook to online fantasy sports.
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Amanda Lenhartthe Department of Commerce's Online Safety & Technology Working Group
Sydney Jones, Susannah FoxPew Research Center
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.