Photo and Video Sharing Grow Online
54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. Young adults and women lead the way in each of these activities.
How do we know that social media is important to health care?
I began a recent speech at a medical school with a question that many busy clinicians might be asking: How do we know that social media is important to health care?
The Who, What, Where, When & Why of Health Care Social Media
Susannah Fox delivered a keynote address to a symposium hosted by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University.
Video: The Rise of Online Video
A report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that online video is growing. 78% of online adults watch or download videos online, up from 69% in 2009, and the share of internet users who upload or post video online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31% today.
E-patients and their hunt for health information
How patients and caregivers seek health information in the digital age
Online Video 2013
The percent of online adults who upload or post videos online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31%. The share of online adults who watch or download videos has also grown from 69% of online adults in 2009 to 78%, with mobile phones playing a key role.
Marketing in the networked age
How the new media ecosystem has affected marketing
Cell Phone Activities 2013
50% of cell owners download apps to their phones; 48% listen to music services; video calling has tripled since 2011; texting remains a popular activity
More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.
Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online
86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen.