PublicationsNovember 3, 2014

Cell Phones, Social Media and Campaign 2014

28% of registered voters use their cell phone to follow political news, and 16% follow political figures on social media.

InteractivesOctober 22, 2014

Victims of Online Harassment Describe Their Experiences

73% of adult internet users have seen someone be harassed in some way online and 40% have personally experienced it. Respondents who have personally experienced online harassment were asked to elaborate about their most recent incident in their own words.

PublicationsOctober 22, 2014

Online Harassment

40% of internet users have personally experienced online harassment, from the mild to the severe; 73% have witnessed it happen to others.

PublicationsAugust 26, 2014

Social Media and the ‘Spiral of Silence’

Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms did not provide new outlets for the discussion of the Snowden-NSA revelations. People who thought their social media friends disagreed with them were less likely to discuss the issues in person and online.

PresentationsJuly 29, 2014

Politics and advocacy in the social media era

Pew Research findings on the state of social media and its impact on grassroots and advocacy

PresentationsMay 9, 2014

Networked: The New Social Operating System in Civic Life

The new media and information ecosystem in communities and how foundations can think about new opportunities in this environment.

PresentationsApril 26, 2014

Dating & Mating in the Digital Age

Relationships and technology in the modern era.

PresentationsMarch 3, 2014

Cancer Communication in the Digital Age

Susannah Fox will present the latest research on social media and health at a workshop hosted by the President’s Cancer Panel at the National Cancer Institute: “Cancer Communication: In the Digital Era, Opportunities Amongst the Challenges.”

PublicationsFebruary 27, 2014

The Web at 25 in the U.S.

The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users

PublicationsFebruary 20, 2014

Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters

People connect to form groups on Twitter for a variety of purposes. The networks they create have identifiable contours that are shaped by the topic being discussed, the information and influencers driving the conversation, and the social network structures of the participants.