PresentationsOctober 13, 2016

Operating in the Age of Always-On Media

Lee Rainie, director of Internet, Science and Technology research at the Pew Research Center, presented the Center’s latest findings about the use of digital technology and its future at the Federal Reserve Board’s Editors and Designers conference in Philadelphia on October 6, 2016.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 11, 2016

15% of American Adults Have Used Online Dating Sites or Mobile Dating Apps

The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the past two years, while usage among 55- to 64-year-olds has doubled.

InfographicMay 21, 2013

Teens: Median number of Facebook friends

Size of Facebook network by gender and age

Multi-section ReportsJanuary 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

Multi-section ReportsOctober 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

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 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

InteractiveSeptember 26, 2012

Communities and Local News: Profiles

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

CommentaryJuly 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.

PresentationsJuly 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.

CommentaryJuly 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?