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Sep 16, 2013Maeve Duggan, Aaron Smith
57% of American adults use their cell phone to go online. 21% of cell phone owners say they mostly access the internet using their phone.
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Mobile internet refers to online access that occurs wirelessly using a handheld device or laptop computer. Read a summary of Pew Internet's mobile research.
Feb 3, 2011Kathryn Zickuhr
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.
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Feb 3, 2011
Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou...
Jesse Washington, Associated Press
Jan 10, 2011
Today, as mobile technology puts computers in our pockets, Latinos and blacks are more likely than the general population to access the Web by cellular phones, and they use their phones more often to do more things.
But now some see a new "digital...
More in: Digital Divide, Race and Ethnicity , Mobile
Dec 23, 2010Aaron Smith, Lee Rainie
More than a quarter of American adults – 26% – used their cell phones to learn about or participate in the 2010 mid-term election campaign.
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Dakshana Bascaramurty, The Globe and Mail
Dec 17, 2010
Kristen Purcell, the associate director for research at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, notes that one in 10 of 1,917 adults surveyed this spring by her institute wasn't sure if his phone came loaded with apps. Of the ones who did have apps...
Dec 10, 2010Susannah Fox
A one-day forum on social media, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections turned out to be an unfiltered discussion of love, truth, and technology.
More in: Health, Social Networking, Mobile, Web 2.0, Teens
Jan Hoffman, New York Times
Dec 4, 2010
[...] Last April in an omnibus review of studies addressing youth, privacy and reputation, a report by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard noted that parents who checked their children’s online communications were seen as “controll...
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Dec 1, 2010Amanda Lenhart
What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?
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Nov 24, 2010Jim Jansen
Those in households earning over $75,000 are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.
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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.