Millennials and Libraries
Lee Rainie discussed the project’s research about younger Americans and how libraries fit into their lives.
Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
Teens and Technology 2013
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
How Teens Do Research in the Digital World
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives
A Pew Internet/Elon University survey reveals experts’ hopes and fears about the hyperconnected generation, from their ability to juggle many tasks to their thirst for instant gratification and lack of patience.
Speaking the language of the next generation
How the Millennials Generation consumes, produces, and shares information
The State of Millennials (slides)
Lee Rainie presents a compendium of recent data that focuses on key behavioral statistics of the Millennial Generation.
Teen data resources at pewinternet.org
A brief overview of our teens research and resources, including some brand-new data offerings.
“How Do [They] Even Do That?” Myths and Facts About the Impact of Technology on the Lives of American Teens
This talk explores commonly held assumptions about how teens and young adults use technology. Do teens really send that many text messages a day? Is Twitter the next big thing among young adults? Are landlines obsolete?
Generations and their gadgets
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.