Report Jan. 6, 2014

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.

Presentations Jan. 25, 2011

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)

Commentary Sep. 17, 2010

Technology Trends Among People of Color

Trends in technology use and adoption among African-Americans and Latinos

Report Jul. 22, 2009

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.

Commentary Jun. 26, 2006

Cancer and Race

African Americans are over-represented among cancer patients and under-represented among internet users, particularly on some health discussion group sites.

Presentations Jun. 20, 2006

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.

Presentations May. 11, 2004

Trends in Internet Adoption and Use: Comparing Minority Groups

The presentation provides data on Internet usage for African American and Hispanic individuals.

Report Oct. 22, 2000

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.