UncategorizedDecember 13, 2011

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.

UncategorizedDecember 7, 2011

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.

UncategorizedDecember 5, 2011

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.

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2011

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.

UncategorizedOctober 20, 2011

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 23, 2011

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…

UncategorizedSeptember 19, 2011

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 18, 2011

Medicine 2.0

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 15, 2011

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 6, 2011

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.