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Nov 15, 2011Aaron Smith
Social networking sites are appealing as a way to maintain contact with close ties and reconnect with old friends.
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“Web 2.0” is an umbrella term that is used to refer to a new era of Web-enabled applications that are built around user-generated or user-manipulated content, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, and social networking sites.
Mar 29, 2011Kristen Purcell
Trends that are revolutionizing how people consume information and reshaping the public’s expectations about information access and immersion.
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Bill Densmore, Journalism That Matters
Mar 14, 2011
In this 25-minute discussion (via Skye), Pew Internet Director Lee Raine talks with Journalism That Matters' Bill Densmore about how libraries can adjust and thrive in the new media ecosystem.
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Jan 13, 2011Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie
42% of all Americans turn to the popular collaborative encyclopedia for information online
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Chris O'Brien | Columnist, San Jose Mercury News
Dec 14, 2010
At first glance, a major study released last week showing higher percentages of blacks and Latinos than whites using Twitter seemed like a cyberutopian's dream come true. The blogosphere applauded what looked like real data showing that social media ...
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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
Dec 9, 2010Aaron Smith, Lee Rainie
Eight percent of online adults use Twitter. It is particularly popular with young adults, minorities, and those who live in cities.
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Mike Swift, San Jose Mercury News
Dec 9, 2010
People have grown used to the idea of Twitter as America's stream of consciousness, but a new study suggests that the fast-growing microblogging service is also becoming a kind of digital melting pot for U.S. adults.
A survey released today by the...
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David Riedel, CBS News
(CBS) Eight percent of online Americans use Twitter, according to a Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project released Thursday. The study is the first by Pew that specifically examines Twitter users.
Worth noting: Pew discovered du...
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Suzanne Choney, msnbc.com
Eight percent of Americans who are online use Twitter, and the short-messaging blog is "particularly popular" with those ages 18 to 29, minorities and those who live in cities," according to a new report from The Pew Research Center's Internet & Amer...
Nick Bilton, New York Times
A new study released Thursday by The Pew Research Center found that 8 percent of Americans who are active on the Internet are enthusiastic users of the social networking service Twitter.
The study is part of a Pew Research Center’s Interne...
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of Americans say borrowing books is a “very important” service libraries provide.
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.