The Next Digital Disruptions
Lee Rainie discusses three technology revolutions of the past decade and how a fourth revolution is now underway at the State of the Net 2015 conference in Milan, Italy.
Digital Divides 2015
Lee Rainie details the digital divide that Americans face in accessing the internet.
Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette
For many Americans, cellphones are always present and rarely turned off. This creates new social challenges, as people believe that different public and social settings warrant different sensitivities for civil behavior.
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.
Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile – Senate Testimony
Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.
Statement of Aaron Smith – Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile
Statement of Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, on “Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile.”
Tablet and E-reader Ownership Update
Up from 25% last year, more than half of those in households earning $75,000 or more now have tablets. Up from 19% last year, 38% of those in upper-income households now have e-readers.
Technology Adoption by Lower Income Populations
Aaron Smith discusses the Project’s latest research about internet usage, broadband adoption, and the impact of mobile connectivity among lower-income populations.
How Americans go online
A breakdown of how internet users go online, including those with home access and the type of access, is shown in this table.
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.