Rural e-patients face access challenges
Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.
Cell Phone Activities 2012
Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones
Cell Phone Activities Over Time
Over time, the number of American adult cell phone owners performing specific activities on their cell phones has grown.
Mobile Health 2012
Half of smartphone owners use their devices to get health information and one-fifth of smartphone owners have health apps
The market for mobile-ready health information continues to grow, even as health apps are just simmering along (in terms of consumer adoption, anyway).
Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits
More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on their mobile phones and on computers.
Libraries Transformed: Research on the changing role of libraries
Lee Rainie will describe the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project about libraries and the new mix of services they are offering their patrons—and considering offering.
Mobile is the Needle; Social is the Thread
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed patterns and trends shaping the new messaging realities of the digital age at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
The Rise of E-Reading
Kathryn presented Pew Internet’s data on e-books at libraries at the 2012 Florida Public Library Directors’ meeting on October 12 in Tallahassee, Florida.