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.

PublicationsApril 3, 2014

Older Adults and Technology Use

Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life

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.

PresentationsJanuary 25, 2014

The Intersection of Health Care, Social Media, and Digital Strategy

Susannah Fox presented the Pew Research Center’s latest findings on social media and health.

PublicationsDecember 30, 2013

Social Media Update 2013

42% of online adults use multiple social networking sites, but Facebook remains the platform of choice

UncategorizedNovember 7, 2013

9 Things You Need To Know About Teens, Technology & Online Privacy

Amanda Lenhart presents nine major themes from the Project’s five-report series on Teens and Online Privacy

PublicationsOctober 28, 2013

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.

PublicationsOctober 21, 2013

Online Dating & Relationships

One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of them have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.