UncategorizedDecember 15, 2010

Global Publics Embrace Social Networking

Although still a relatively young technology, social networking is already a global phenomenon.

UncategorizedDecember 13, 2010

Cancer 2.0

A summary of recent research related to cancer and the internet.

UncategorizedDecember 9, 2010

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.

UncategorizedNovember 17, 2010

CNN: Do tweets change your behavior?

What is the reach and scope of online social networks? A CNN story prompts debate.

UncategorizedNovember 16, 2010

Examining Public Health Driven Social Media

Susannah Fox will serve on a panel examining social media best practices in public health and social marketing.

UncategorizedNovember 16, 2010

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.

UncategorizedNovember 5, 2010

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…

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2010

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.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2010

Twitter: filter, suggestion box, idea machine, window

A very subjective guide to using Twitter to stay up to date on health and technology.

UncategorizedAugust 27, 2010

Older Adults and Social Media

Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled—from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.