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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.
Apr 22, 2010Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie will discuss the latest research findings on people's use of social media and how technology has affected some of the ways people learn, make decisions, and offer social supports to others. He will highlight the ways in which those who use...
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Don Aucoin, The Boston Globe
Mar 5, 2010
When Elisa Kreisinger wanted to protest the newly diminished visibility of gay characters and story lines on television, she didn’t launch a petition drive or write an angry op-ed piece. Instead, like many other members of the YouTube generation for ...
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Feb 18, 2010Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox delivered a guest lecture for a history of medicine course regarding the role of the internet in health care over the last 15 years.
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Feb 4, 2010Amanda Lenhart
This presentation covers recent findings on wireless, mobile internet use, social networks, content creation, blogging, Twitter and sexting among teens and young adults.
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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.
More in: Teens, Social Networking, Mobile, Generations, Blogs, Web 2.0
Dec 10, 2009Aaron Smith
Research Specialist Aaron Smith discusses online participation and social media at the 2009 Symposium on Racing and Gaming in Tucson.
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Dec 2, 2009Lee Rainie
How technology has affected the way “digital natives” search for, gather and act on information.
More in: Education, Web 2.0, Teens, New Media Ecology
Martha Irvine, Associated Press
Nov 30, 2009
NFL star Larry Johnson was released by the Kansas City Chiefs after questioning his coach and posting gay slurs for all the world to see. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was criticized for pulling out a big knife in a video that was posted as a...
More in: Mobile, Web 2.0
Nov 16, 2009Lee Rainie
Social media is proliferating, inside and outside the classroom. What have we learned and what is on the horizon?
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Haya El Nasser, USA Today
Oct 23, 2009
The Census Bureau is well-known for asking questions. Now it will answer them, too.
The agency's new 2010census.gov website went up this week and, when it is officially launched Monday will give people a chance to do the questioning.
More in: Government, Social Networking, Web 2.0
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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.
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