Future of the Internet: Role of the Web and New Media in the Public Sector
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie discusses the latest Pew Internet data about the triple revolution in technology – in broadband, in mobile, and in social networking – and how these changes affect e-government and e-health activities by citizens.
Americans and Mobile Computing: Key Trends in Consumer Research
Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith is speaking at the Government Mobility Forum, part of Government Computer News’s 2011 Solutions Seminar series.
Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us (Slides)
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden’s presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.
Half of adult cell phone owners have apps on their phones
The share of cell phone owners who download apps nearly doubles in two years, but just 46% of downloaders have paid for an app.
As learning goes mobile (slides and video)
Lee Rainie spoke about “As learning goes mobile” at the Educause 2011 annual conference. He described the Project’s latest findings about how people (especially young adults) use mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers.
Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age
Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through Pew Internet data about how teens use the internet, smartphones, and social networking sites. He argued that reading is now 1) raw material for further creati…
Americans and Text Messaging
31% of text message users prefer texting to voice calls, and young adults stand out in their use of text messaging.
The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and Pew Internet’s research documents how this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.
When Networked Individuals Roamed the Earth (video)
Director Lee Rainie spoke about how the technology revolution has changed the way people interact and create communities.
28% of American adults use mobile and social location-based services
55% of smartphone owners use their phones to get location-based directions or recommendations, while geosocial services and location-tagging features are less popular.