UncategorizedAugust 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

UncategorizedAugust 22, 2013

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.

UncategorizedAugust 7, 2013

51% of U.S. Adults Bank Online

32% of adults transact bank business on their mobile phones

UncategorizedAugust 1, 2013

Internet phone calling is on the rise

In our last reading in late 2012, when over 80% of Americans were internet users, we found that 30% of them had placed online phone calls.

UncategorizedJuly 16, 2013

The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools

In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.

UncategorizedJuly 10, 2013

10 Things to Know About How Teens Use Technology

Kristen Purcell discussed our teens & tech research at the ACT Enrollment Planners Conference

UncategorizedJune 13, 2013

The reinvention of libraries

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Internet Project, will present the Project’s latest findings about the changing role of libraries and patrons’ interest in new services. He will also describe Project research on the way people use mobile device…

UncategorizedJune 12, 2013

Data to Live By: Understanding the Social Media and Technology Landscape

Senior Researcher Mary Madden delivered the keynote address for the Lawlor Symposium’s summer seminar.

UncategorizedJune 10, 2013

Tablet Ownership 2013

Tablet adoption has almost doubled over the past year. A third of American adults now own a tablet computer, including almost half of those ages 35-44 and a majority of those in higher income households.

UncategorizedJune 6, 2013

Cell phone ownership hits 91% of adults

For the first time, Pew Internet has found that cell phone ownership among adults has exceeded 90%.