UncategorizedMarch 5, 2013

State of Social Media

Mary discussed the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on Americans’ use of social media, including how different demographic groups use various platforms.

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2013

Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies

Associate Director for Research Kristen Purcell will join social media practitioners from local museums and arts organizations for a lively discussion about the value of social media to our institutions.

UncategorizedFebruary 20, 2013

Digital Politics: Pew Research findings on technology and campaign 2012

The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process.

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2013

The Demographics of Social Media Users — 2012

Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

UncategorizedFebruary 5, 2013

Coming and Going on Facebook

61% of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from using the site at one time or another and 27% plan to spend less time on the site this coming year. Even so, two-thirds of online adults are now Facebook users.

UncategorizedJanuary 4, 2013

Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies

Cultural organizations like theater companies, orchestras, and art museums are using the internet, social media, and mobile apps to draw in and engage audiences, provide deeper context, and disseminate their work beyond the stage and the gallery

UncategorizedNovember 6, 2012

Social Media and Voting

22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2012

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

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2012

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.

UncategorizedOctober 9, 2012

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