PublicationsMarch 11, 2014

Digital Life in 2025

Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill

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

PublicationsJanuary 16, 2014

E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps

The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electronic versions.

PublicationsJanuary 6, 2014

African Americans and Technology Use

While African Americans continue to trail whites when it comes to internet use and home broadband adoption overall, young African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the internet and have especially high rates of Twitter use.

UncategorizedNovember 5, 2013

The State of Digital Divides (video & slides)

Lee Rainie presented the latest findings about who has and doesn’t have access to the internet, broadband, and cell phones.

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2013

Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile – Senate Testimony

Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.

PublicationsOctober 18, 2013

Tablet and E-reader Ownership Update

Up from 25% last year, more than half of those in households earning $75,000 or more now have tablets. Up from 19% last year, 38% of those in upper-income households now have e-readers.

UncategorizedOctober 8, 2013

Technology Adoption by Lower Income Populations

Aaron Smith discusses the Project’s latest research about internet usage, broadband adoption, and the impact of mobile connectivity among lower-income populations.

UncategorizedSeptember 30, 2013

Networked Learners

Four big points about the impact of technology on learning

UncategorizedSeptember 25, 2013

Who’s Not Online and Why

15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.