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.
The State of Digital Divides (video & slides)
Lee Rainie presented the latest findings about who has and doesn’t have access to the internet, broadband, and cell phones.
Who’s Not Online and Why
15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.
Broadband and smartphone adoption demographics
In recent years internet-connected mobile devices such as smartphones have exploded in popularity, offering an alternate form of “home” internet access.
72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site Users
Social networking sites remain most popular among young adults, but other age groups continue to increase their engagement
Technology use by different income groups
Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.
Why Pew Internet does not regularly report statistics for Asian-Americans and their technology use
We hope this article sheds light on some of the challenges of reporting survey results from some populations.
Tracking for Health: Detailed Demographics
New demographic tables for the “Tracking for Health” study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.
Use of digital technology by different income groups
Pew Internet Project Director Lee Rainie presented findings about the state of digital differences at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Annual Conference on Capitol Hill.
The Demographics of Social Media Users — 2012
Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.