Global Publics Embrace Social Networking
Although still a relatively young technology, social networking is already a global phenomenon.
A summary of recent research related to cancer and the internet.
8% of online Americans use Twitter
Eight percent of online adults use Twitter. It is particularly popular with young adults, minorities, and those who live in cities.
CNN: Do tweets change your behavior?
What is the reach and scope of online social networks? A CNN story prompts debate.
Examining Public Health Driven Social Media
Susannah Fox will serve on a panel examining social media best practices in public health and social marketing.
Facebook Messages – some say it’s an “email killer,” others disagree; Pew Internet data shows us where email stands today among youth
With Facebook’s announcement of the rollout of “Facebook Messages,” we offer our data on teens’ communication landscape as context for understanding the potential implications of the new feature.
How libraries can serve networked individuals
Lee Rainie discusses the latest research of the Project and previews the themes of his forthcoming book, “Networking: The New Social Operating System.” He also describes how the social world of “networked individuals” is different from previous ge…
To improve health and health care… fill in the blank
Consumers are often described as the greatest untapped information resource in medicine, but our research shows that patients and caregivers are already accessing that knowledge.
Twitter: filter, suggestion box, idea machine, window
A very subjective guide to using Twitter to stay up to date on health and technology.
Older Adults and Social Media
Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubledâ€”from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.