The Future of the Internet III
A survey of experts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, and the structure of the Internet itself improves. They disagree about whether this will lead to more soci…
Obama’s Online Opportunities
There is no shortage of suggestions to the incoming Obama administration about what to do about communications policy in the United States. The body of research from the Pew Internet Project, dating to 2000, indicates that online Americans might have…
Facebook Connect and a failure to understand online identity management
Facebook has recently announced the rollout of a new feature called Facebook Connect, which will allow users to login to other websites using their Facebook identity and which will then potentially feed back to a user’s network information about …
Roundtable on recent findings and methods used in international social networking research
Earlier in October, Amanda Lenhart participated in a round table discussion on online social networks at the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference in Copenhagen.
Participatory Medicine: How User-Generated Media are Changing American Attitudes and Actions, Online and Off
The internet has changed people’s expectations of their relationship with health professionals. One possible next step is the concept of participatory medicine.
Podcasting into the Cloud
Today we released new data that helps to trace the outline of the cloud in “cloud computing.”
Changing news audience behavior
A new kind of news consumer emerges as a quarter of the population blends news sources rather than relying on one platform.
Video viewing on an Olympic scale
Beijing Olympics fans are going online to find the videos they want, when they want them.
New numbers for blogging and blog readership
Because blogs have been in the news lately with the Netroots Nation and BlogHer conferences recently wrapping up, it seemed like an opportune time to post our latest figures for blogging and blog readership.
Participatory Medicine at NIH
In this presentation, Mary Madden and Susannah Fox discuss the rise of participatory medicine within the context of key internet demographics and emerging online trends.