UncategorizedDecember 14, 2008

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…

UncategorizedDecember 4, 2008

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…

UncategorizedDecember 2, 2008

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 …

UncategorizedOctober 28, 2008

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.

UncategorizedOctober 27, 2008

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2008

Podcasting into the Cloud

Today we released new data that helps to trace the outline of the cloud in “cloud computing.”

UncategorizedAugust 23, 2008

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.

UncategorizedAugust 14, 2008

Video viewing on an Olympic scale

Beijing Olympics fans are going online to find the videos they want, when they want them.

UncategorizedJuly 22, 2008

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.

UncategorizedJune 10, 2008

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.