Presentations Mar. 28, 2012

Baby Boomers and Technology

How Baby Boomers use technology

Report Feb. 3, 2011

Generations and their gadgets

While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.

Report Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: Trends in online activities

A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.

Presentations Mar. 19, 2010

Baby Boomers in the Digital Age

Lee Rainie discusses recent Pew Internet findings about how Baby Boomers use the internet at the Boomer Business Summit in Chicago.

Presentations Jan. 10, 2009

Baby Boomers and the internet

This presentation contains data about how Baby Boomers use the internet. It charts the rise of broadband, wireless connections, and a variety of internet activities, including e-commerce.

Presentations Nov. 14, 2006

Seniors and the Internet

Any system being designed for consumers should take advantage of two trends: the centrality of search and the importance of peer advice (whether via email, social networking sites, blogs, or other emerging technologies). Both trends are likely to …

Report Apr. 11, 2006

Are “Wired Seniors” Sitting Ducks?

Older internet users may be easy targets for viruses, spyware and the like. Younger internet users take more chances online, but they also take more precautions.

Presentations Oct. 17, 2005

The Future of the Internet as Baby Boomers Age

In ten years, the Baby Boomers will age into the 65+ demographic and change everything about the “wired senior” group, but a great many offline Americans may be with us for years to come.