Activism in the Social Media Age
As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media’s impact on political and civic engagement
African Americans and Technology Use
While African Americans continue to trail whites when it comes to internet use and home broadband adoption overall, young African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the internet and have especially high rates of Twitter use.
Who’s on What: Social Media Trends Among Communities of Color
Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith presents the Pew Internet Project’s latest findings on the use of social media by communities of color to the California Immunization Coalition. (Updated with slides)
Technology Trends Among People of Color
Trends in technology use and adoption among African-Americans and Latinos
Wireless Internet Use
More than half of Americans – 56% – have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.
Cancer and Race
African Americans are over-represented among cancer patients and under-represented among internet users, particularly on some health discussion group sites.
Demographics, Degrees of Internet Access, and Health
This presentation contains a general overview of the internet population, an analysis of African Americans and the internet, and some thoughts about the internet’s impact on health and health care.
Trends in Internet Adoption and Use: Comparing Minority Groups
The presentation provides data on Internet usage for African American and Hispanic individuals.
African-Americans and the Internet
African-American Internet users are heavy consumers of online information and online entertainment, but African-Americans are the least likely to use the Internet and those who do go online are less active users than users of other ethnicities.