PublicationsOctober 1, 2015

Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships

From heart emojis on Instagram to saying goodbye to a relationship with a text message, digital technology plays an important role in teen relationships.

PresentationsSeptember 22, 2015

Digital Divides 2015

Lee Rainie details the digital divide that Americans face in accessing the internet.

PublicationsMay 20, 2015

Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance

Many Americans want control over their personal information and freedom from observation during the activities of their daily lives, but they are not confident that the government agencies or businesses that collect data about them can keep that information private and secure.

PublicationsNovember 25, 2014

What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web

Three-quarters of online Americans know which is bigger, a megabyte or a kilobyte, but only 9% are able to correctly identify the first widely popular graphical web browser. How much do you know about the web and digital technology?

PresentationsJune 19, 2014

Streams, Stacks, Snacks, Socials, Signals

Networked information and the different ways users receive, process, create, and share it.

PresentationsApril 26, 2014

Dating & Mating in the Digital Age

Relationships and technology in the modern era.

PublicationsApril 3, 2014

Older Adults and Technology Use

Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life

InteractivesMarch 11, 2014

World Wide Web Timeline

A timeline of the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989.

PublicationsFebruary 27, 2014

The Web at 25 in the U.S.

The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users

PublicationsFebruary 11, 2014

Couples, the Internet, and Social Media

The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.