Multi-section ReportsNovember 30, 2012

The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.

CommentaryNovember 26, 2012

Rural e-patients face access challenges

Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.

PresentationsOctober 17, 2012

Digital Differences

Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed differences in how different demographic groups use technology at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 11, 2012

Smartphone Ownership Update: September 2012

66% of those ages 18-29 own smartphones; 68% of those living in households earning $75,000 also own them

PresentationsAugust 6, 2012

Disability in the Digital Age

A detailed look at people living with disability in the U.S. — their demographic profile, technology status, and use of the internet for health information.

PresentationsJune 25, 2012

Digital differences

At an ALA Spectrum Leadership Institute session in Anaheim, CA, Research Specialist Kathryn Zickuhr will discuss trends in technology access and use among various demographic groups, and what these changes might mean for libraries.

PresentationsApril 13, 2012

Digital Differences and Money

Director Lee Rainie will present findings on digital differences and money at the NYSE CFSI Financial Literacy Week Event

Multi-section ReportsApril 13, 2012

Digital differences

While increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over the past decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain

PresentationsDecember 3, 2011

Digital divide(s): A look at the data

Kathryn will discuss Pew Internet’s data about the current digital divide(s) via Skype at the University of Kansas’s virtual summit, “Telling Stories of Diversity in the Digital Age.”

PresentationsJuly 14, 2011

The Mobile Difference

Lee Rainie will discuss the Project’s latest findings about how people use mobile devices, and how the changing media ecosystem is affecting the way people receive, share, and create information.