UncategorizedDecember 23, 2011

The civic and community engagement of religiously active Americans

Those who are active in church, religious, or spiritual organizations are often more deeply involved in their communities than those who are not members of such groups.

UncategorizedNovember 9, 2011

Teens’ parents and their technology profile

The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2011

Half of adult cell phone owners have apps on their phones

The share of cell phone owners who download apps nearly doubles in two years, but just 46% of downloaders have paid for an app.

UncategorizedOctober 27, 2011

Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption

Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie is giving the keynote address at the 16th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference. The theme of the conference is “Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption.”

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare

How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare

The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2011

Smartphone Adoption and Usage

35% of US adults own a smartphone of some kind, and one quarter of smartphone owners say that their phone is where they do most of their online browsing.

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2011

How smartphone owners describe their phones

Along with asking about smartphone adoption and usage in our May 2011 survey, we also included a question that asked cell phone owners to provide the one word that best describes how they feel about their phones.

UncategorizedJune 27, 2011

E-reader ownership doubles in six months

Adoption rate of e-readers surges ahead of tablet computers

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2011

Technology Trends for First Responders

Senior research specialist Aaron Smith presents Pew Internet findings technology and communication trends of relevance to emergency first responders. (Updated with slides)