PublicationsJuly 11, 2017

Online Harassment 2017

Roughly four-in-ten Americans have personally experienced online harassment, and 62% consider it a major problem.

InteractivesDecember 8, 2016

Video: The Research Lifecycle – A Look Inside Pew Research Center

Lee Rainie and Dr. Cary Funk explain the type of research they do with Pew Research Center, as well as how the Center chooses what projects to tackle, in this video from SAGE.

ReportDecember 11, 2015

Public Interest in Science and Health Linked to Gender, Age and Personality

Fully 32% of online adults say science and technology is among the topics they find most interesting; 37% say health and medicine.

ReportSeptember 10, 2015

A Look at What the Public Knows and Does Not Know About Science

A new Pew Research Center survey finds that most Americans can answer basic questions about several scientific terms and concepts, such as the layers of the Earth and the elements needed to make nuclear energy.

PublicationsAugust 26, 2015

Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette

For many Americans, cellphones are always present and rarely turned off. This creates new social challenges, as people believe that different public and social settings warrant different sensitivities for civil behavior.

PublicationsApril 21, 2015

Americans’ Views on Open Government Data

Many hope that more transparency and data sharing will help journalists, make officials more accountable and improve decisions. But very few think agencies are doing a great job of providing useful data.

PublicationsApril 1, 2015

U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015

Nearly two-thirds of Americans now own a smartphone. 19% of Americans rely to some extent on a smartphone for internet access, but the connections to digital resources that they offer are tenuous for many of these users.

PublicationsOctober 22, 2014

Online Harassment

40% of internet users have personally experienced online harassment, from the mild to the severe; 73% have witnessed it happen to others.

UncategorizedSeptember 29, 2013

Participatory Research

Susannah Fox will conduct a 90-minute Master Class on participatory research: models, methods, opportunities, and challenges.

UncategorizedMarch 29, 2013

Why Pew Internet does not regularly report statistics for Asian-Americans and their technology use

We hope this article sheds light on some of the challenges of reporting survey results from some populations.