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.
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.
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.
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.”
Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare
How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.
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.
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.
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.
E-reader ownership doubles in six months
Adoption rate of e-readers surges ahead of tablet computers
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)