Multi-section ReportsDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

InfographicDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.

InfographicDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: Trends in online activities

A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.

CommentaryDecember 1, 2010

Is the age at which kids get cell phones getting younger?

What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?

CommentaryNovember 16, 2010

Facebook Messages – some say it’s an “email killer,” others disagree; Pew Internet data shows us where email stands today among youth

With Facebook’s announcement of the rollout of “Facebook Messages,” we offer our data on teens’ communication landscape as context for understanding the potential implications of the new feature.

PresentationsNovember 9, 2010

Teens and Mobile Phones: Exploring safety issues as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens

In this talk, presented to the Family Online Safety Institute’s annual conference in November 2010, senior research specialist Amanda Lenhart discussed the safety issues that arise as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens.

PresentationsNovember 8, 2010

Adolescence, Mobile Technology & Culture

Mobile health technology is being used to reach adolescent populations from different cultural backgrounds. Susannah Fox will add Pew Internet’s data about health, mobile, and teens to the discussion.

PresentationsOctober 23, 2010

Teens, Adults and Sexting: Data on sending/receiving sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude photos by Americans

Teens and adults use their cell phones to transmit and receive suggestive images – a practice often called “sexting.” This talk outlines the demographics of who is sending and receiving these images and under what circumstances. Further, focus gro…

PresentationsOctober 6, 2010

Teens & Mobile Phones: Texting rises sharply as mobile phones become the communication hub for American teens

Mobile phones have become the hub of teens’ communication with peers and others, and is increasingly a source of information as well as connection to others. This talk presents data about which teens have mobile phones, how they use them – texting…

PresentationsSeptember 29, 2010

Trends in Teen Communication: Opportunities and Challenges for Public Health Campaigns

Kristen Purcell and Amanda Lenhart will be speaking at the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Above the Influence Campaign Summit, sharing Pew Internet data on teen internet use and communication trends that local ONDCP partners can use to i…