Social Media and Voting
22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
Social Media and Political Engagement
66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media
Mobile is the Needle; Social is the Thread
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed patterns and trends shaping the new messaging realities of the digital age at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics
Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues
The Future is Yesterday: Public Relations in the Networked Era
Lee Rainie described the new media ecology and how “networked individuals” get, share and create information.
Photos and Videos as Social Currency Online
46% of internet users post original photos & videos online; 41% curate photos & videos they find elsewhere on the web and post on image-sharing sites. Women are more likely than men to use Pinterest; Instagram & Tumblr attract equal shares of both.
Reaching Your Audience in the Digital Age: Key Research Trends to Watch
Aaron Smith will share the Pew Internet Project’s most recent data on the constantly shifting digital ecosystem in the U.S. and highlight some major trends that have emerged since the project’s inception in 1999.
Politics on Social Networking Sites
Campaign and policy-related material on SNS plays a modest role in influencing most users’ views & political activities. Democrats & liberals are the most likely to say the sites have impact and are important.
How mobile/social tools are changing the way Americans give to and interact with organizations
Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites
Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.