Teens: Median number of Facebook friends
Size of Facebook network by gender and age
Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies
Cultural organizations like theater companies, orchestras, and art museums are using the internet, social media, and mobile apps to draw in and engage audiences, provide deeper context, and disseminate their work beyond the stage and the gallery
Social Media and Political Engagement
66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media
Communities and Local News: Profiles
A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.
How people get local news and information in different communities
Depending on the topic, urban residents are more likely to use mobile and online sources; suburbanites are most heavily into social media; and rural residents are more inclined to word of mouth sources
Health Care Hackers
Presenting our research to a roomful, not just a row full, of rare-disease patients and caregivers was an extraordinary experience.
What People Living With Rare Disease Can Teach Us
Susannah Fox presented research on how people, particularly those living with rare disease, use online health resources and what the rest of us can learn from them.
CureTogether acquired by 23andme
Grassroots contribution to health research just got a boost. Is it time for us to measure personal genetic testing?
Bowling Alone, Healing Together
The American Journal of Managed Care recently published a commentary entitled, “Bowling Alone, Healing Together: The Role of Social Capital in Delivery Reform.”
Video: peer-to-peer health care
A 5-minute video overview of peer-to-peer health care.