Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
How technology has affected the way “digital natives” search for, gather and act on information.
The New Information Ecology
Recent trends in Internet and mobile use and how information seekers come in different shapes and sizes.
Adults on Social Network Sites, 2005-2009
The percentage of adult internet users on social network sites from 2005-2009. From Amanda Lenhart’s presentation, The Democratization of Online Social Networks.
The Patient is In
Health 2.0: User-Generated Healthcare showcased patient advocates and their use of technology in pursuit of better health. Susannah Fox provided context for the discussion based on a national survey of people living with chronic conditions.
The New Online Demographics: What the Numbers Mean for Providers, Advertisers and Safety
Representatives from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the U.S. Internet Industry Association (USIIA) will discuss the new communities coming online in record numbers in the United St…
Broadband’s Impact on Citizen Engagement
The goal of this FCC workshop was to assess, and facilitate a conversation about, the current state of data on broadband adoption and utilization, as well as the associated measurement and other challenges. Susannah Fox discussed the Pew Internet …
Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Past Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back
The Project first surveyed teenagers about their mobile phones in 2004 when a survey showed that 45% of teens had a cell phone. Since then mobile phone use has climbed steadily among teens to 63% in 2006 and 71% in 2008.
Wireless Internet Use
More than half of Americans – 56% – have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.
Home Broadband Adoption 2009
Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.