Infographic May. 21, 2013

Teens: Median number of Facebook friends

Size of Facebook network by gender and age

Report Jan. 4, 2013

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

Report Oct. 19, 2012

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

Infographic Sep. 26, 2012

Communities and Local News: Profiles

A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.

Report Sep. 26, 2012

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

Commentary Jul. 19, 2012

Health Care Hackers

Presenting our research to a roomful, not just a row full, of rare-disease patients and caregivers was an extraordinary experience.

Presentations Jul. 14, 2012

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.

Commentary Jul. 10, 2012

CureTogether acquired by 23andme

Grassroots contribution to health research just got a boost. Is it time for us to measure personal genetic testing?

Commentary Jun. 27, 2012

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.”

Commentary Jun. 12, 2012

Video: peer-to-peer health care

A 5-minute video overview of peer-to-peer health care.