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 Nov. 5, 2013

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.

Report Sep. 25, 2013

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.

Infographic Aug. 27, 2013

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.

Report Aug. 5, 2013

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

Presentations May. 29, 2013

Technology use by different income groups

Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.

Commentary Mar. 29, 2013

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.

Commentary Mar. 20, 2013

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.

Presentations Feb. 22, 2013

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.

Report Feb. 14, 2013

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.