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.
Global Publics Embrace Social Networking
Although still a relatively young technology, social networking is already a global phenomenon.
Going Viral Against HIV
A one-day forum on social media, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections turned out to be an unfiltered discussion of love, truth, and technology.
Going Viral Against HIV and STIs
Susannah Fox will present Pew Internet’s health and social media research at a public forum sponsored by the New York State Dept. of Health and AIDS.gov
Is the age at which kids get cell phones getting younger?
What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?
Use of the internet in higher-income households
Those in households earning over $75,000 are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.
Teens and Mobile Phones: Exploring safety issues as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens
In this talk, presented to the Family Online Safety Institute’s annual conference in November 2010, senior research specialist Amanda Lenhart discussed the safety issues that arise as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens.
Adolescence, Mobile Technology & Culture
Mobile health technology is being used to reach adolescent populations from different cultural backgrounds. Susannah Fox will add Pew Internet’s data about health, mobile, and teens to the discussion.
4% of online Americans use location-based services
4% of online adults use a location-based service such as Foursquare or Gowalla that allows them to share their location with friends and to find others who are nearby.
The Distributed Future
In this speech, Director Lee Rainie will explore how digital technologies have changed people’s relationship to each other and to information. Further, he will discuss the coming decade of change in technology and its possible uses by consumers an…