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 10, 2010

Going Viral Against HIV

A one-day forum on social media, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections turned out to be an unfiltered discussion of love, truth, and technology.

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.

UncategorizedDecember 7, 2010

Going Viral Against HIV and STIs

Susannah Fox will present Pew Internet’s health and social media research at a public forum sponsored by the New York State Dept. of Health and AIDS.gov

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

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 12, 2010

HealthCampDC 2010

HealthCampDC is the latest in the HealthCamp un-conference series addressing the transformation of health care to a participatory model with active patient engagement through the use of social networking sites, open standards and web 2.0.

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 4, 2010

4% of online Americans use location-based services

4% of online adults use a location-based service such as Foursquare or Gowalla that allows them to share their location with friends and to find others who are nearby.