UncategorizedSeptember 15, 2012

Patient-Provider Collaboration for Patient Safety

Susannah Fox provided data and insights about how Americans are presently using the internet and social media to assess healthcare quality.

UncategorizedSeptember 13, 2012

Photos and Videos as Social Currency Online

46% of internet users post original photos & videos online; 41% curate photos & videos they find elsewhere on the web and post on image-sharing sites. Women are more likely than men to use Pinterest; Instagram & Tumblr attract equal shares of both.

UncategorizedSeptember 6, 2012

Reaching Your Audience in the Digital Age: Key Research Trends to Watch

Aaron Smith will share the Pew Internet Project’s most recent data on the constantly shifting digital ecosystem in the U.S. and highlight some major trends that have emerged since the project’s inception in 1999.

UncategorizedSeptember 4, 2012

Politics on Social Networking Sites

Campaign and policy-related material on SNS plays a modest role in influencing most users’ views & political activities. Democrats & liberals are the most likely to say the sites have impact and are important.

UncategorizedJune 13, 2012

Mobile Philanthropy

How mobile/social tools are changing the way Americans give to and interact with organizations

UncategorizedJune 12, 2012

Video: peer-to-peer health care

A 5-minute video overview of peer-to-peer health care.

UncategorizedJune 6, 2012

Older adults and internet use

For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.

UncategorizedJune 5, 2012

Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites

Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.

UncategorizedMay 31, 2012

Twitter Use 2012

Overall adoption remains steady, but “typical day” usage continues to grow. 8% of online adults now use Twitter on a typical day. African-Americans, young adults, and mobile users stand out for their high rates of Twitter usage.

UncategorizedMay 31, 2012

The Rise of Networked Information

Lee Rainie was the morning keynote speaker at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s conference on May 31, discussing how people use technology to gather, share, and create information.