Report Apr. 3, 2014

Older Adults and Technology Use

Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life

Presentations Sep. 15, 2012

Senior Citizens and Digital Technology

Lee Rainie will describe the Project’s research about those 65 and older use of technology

Report Jun. 6, 2012

Older adults and internet use

For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.

Presentations Oct. 18, 2011

Older Adults and Social Media

Mary will present the Pew Internet Project’s latest data on social media participation among older American adults, including new findings about user motivations and the role of mobile devices.

Report Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: Trends in online activities

A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.

Report Aug. 27, 2010

Older Adults and Social Media

Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled—from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.

Commentary Jan. 13, 2010

Four in ten seniors go online

38% of adults age 65 and older go online, a significantly lower rate of adoption than the general population (74%).

Commentary Nov. 30, 2008

Many Older Adults Remain Offline in an Online World

A New York Times article,That Digital Divide, Bridged in a Classroom, features our August 2008 data on computer usage, which tracks with our f…