Health Online 2013
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.
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
Politics + Internet/Tech: Our Research
The growth of social media and rapid adoption of internet-enable mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. An infographic provides a summary of the latest data from national surveys taken during the 2012 campaign.
Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety
Social Media and Voting
22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
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
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.
Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System
Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.
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
The Future is Yesterday: Public Relations in the Networked Era
Lee Rainie described the new media ecology and how “networked individuals” get, share and create information.