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Mar 13, 2013Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, Maeve Duggan, Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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Data suggests that adolescents are both comfortable with new technologies, and yet not always as technically savvy as we collectively believe them to be. Read our teens research summary.
Feb 18, 2012Lee Rainie
How the Millennials Generation consumes, produces, and shares information
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Martha Irvine, Associated Press
Jan 30, 2012
Teens tout the ease of use and the ability to send the equivalent of a text message to a circle of friends, often a smaller one than they have on crowded Facebook accounts. They can have multiple accounts and don't have to use their real names. They ...
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Tony Shin, Online Graduate Programs
Jan 20, 2012
Tony Shin, a senior media analyst at Online Graduate Programs, created an infographic to highlight the Pew Research Center's data on the Millennials — American teens and twenty-somethings currently making the passage into adulthood — to showcase...
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Matt Richtel, New York Times
Jan 17, 2012
The digital era has given rise to a more intimate custom. It has become fashionable for young people to express their affection for each other by sharing their passwords to e-mail, Facebook and other accounts. Boyfriends and girlfriends sometimes eve...
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The Dallas Morning News
Dec 29, 2011
[...] According to a new report, most American teens who use social media say they and their contemporaries are mostly kind to one another on those sites. While online bullying is a legitimate concern, this survey indicates that it’s the exception, n...
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Dec 13, 2011Amanda Lenhart
Amanda Lenhart, danah boyd, and Alice Marwick will discuss the ways young people interact online, how they manage their privacy, and common misconceptions of adults when it comes to cyberbullying at an event organized by Microsoft and The Family Onli...
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Dec 7, 2011
Director Lee Rainie was interviewed on the "Parents' Perspective" podcast (#494) about how today's "plugged-in teens" manage their reputations online--and how their families are parenting in this new digital environment.
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Dec 5, 2011Mary Madden
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden's presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.
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Brooke Gladstone, NPR's On the Media
Dec 3, 2011
(Click here to listen.) Teenagers are often considered careless when it comes to what they post online, but a new study from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and America...
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Anahad O’Connor, New York Times
Amanda Lenhart, a senior research specialist at the Pew Research Center in Washington, noted that the report’s findings dovetailed with Pew research released last month. In that study, which involved 800 minors between 12 and 17, only 2 percent said ...
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of Americans ages 16 and older have visited a library or bookmobile in person.
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.