UncategorizedSeptember 25, 2013

How Americans go online

A breakdown of how internet users go online, including those with home access and the type of access, is shown in this table.

UncategorizedSeptember 19, 2013

Cell Phone Activities 2013

50% of cell owners download apps to their phones; 48% listen to music services; video calling has tripled since 2011; texting remains a popular activity

UncategorizedSeptember 16, 2013

Cell Internet Use 2013

57% of American adults use their cell phone to go online. 21% of cell phone owners say they mostly access the internet using their phone.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2013

Location-Based Services

More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.

UncategorizedAugust 27, 2013

Broadband and smartphone adoption demographics

In recent years internet-connected mobile devices such as smartphones have exploded in popularity, offering an alternate form of “home” internet access.

UncategorizedAugust 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

UncategorizedJune 13, 2013

The reinvention of libraries

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Internet Project, will present the Project’s latest findings about the changing role of libraries and patrons’ interest in new services. He will also describe Project research on the way people use mobile device…

UncategorizedJune 10, 2013

Tablet Ownership 2013

Tablet adoption has almost doubled over the past year. A third of American adults now own a tablet computer, including almost half of those ages 35-44 and a majority of those in higher income households.

UncategorizedJune 5, 2013

Smartphone Ownership 2013

56% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind; Android and iPhone owners account for half of the cell phone user population. Higher income adults and those under age 35 lead the way when it comes to smartphone ownership.

UncategorizedMay 29, 2013

Technology use by different income groups

Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.