Multi-section ReportsNovember 3, 2014

Cell Phones, Social Media and Campaign 2014

28% of registered voters use their cell phone to follow political news, and 16% follow political figures on social media.

PresentationsFebruary 20, 2013

Digital Politics: Pew Research findings on technology and campaign 2012

The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 6, 2012

Social Media and Voting

22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter

Multi-section ReportsNovember 2, 2012

Online Political Videos and Campaign 2012

55% of registered voters have watched political videos online this election season, and 52% have had others recommend political videos for them to watch online

Multi-section ReportsOctober 25, 2012

Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age

10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 9, 2012

The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics

Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues

PresentationsApril 14, 2011

The Internet and the 2010 Midterms

Summary of research findings from Pew Internet’s 2010 post-election survey.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 17, 2011

The Internet and Campaign 2010

54% of adults used the internet for political purposes in the 2010 election cycle, far surpassing the 2006 midterm contest.

Multi-section ReportsJanuary 27, 2011

22% of online Americans used social networking or Twitter for politics in 2010 campaign

Republicans catch up to Democrats in social media use for politics as social media became a regular part of the political environment in the 2010 midyear elections

Multi-section ReportsDecember 23, 2010

Politics goes mobile

More than a quarter of American adults – 26% – used their cell phones to learn about or participate in the 2010 mid-term election campaign.