PresentationsDecember 13, 2011

Kids, Privacy and Online Drama

Amanda Lenhart, danah boyd, and Alice Marwick will discuss the ways young people interact online, how they manage their privacy, and common misconceptions of adults when it comes to cyberbullying.

PresentationsDecember 5, 2011

Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us (Slides)

Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden’s presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 9, 2011

Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites

How American teens navigate the new world of “digital citizenship”

InfographicNovember 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.

CommentaryJuly 5, 2011

Teen data resources at pewinternet.org

A brief overview of our teens research and resources, including some brand-new data offerings.

PresentationsApril 7, 2011

“How Do [They] Even Do That?” Myths and Facts About the Impact of Technology on the Lives of American Teens

This talk explores commonly held assumptions about how teens and young adults use technology. Do teens really send that many text messages a day? Is Twitter the next big thing among young adults? Are landlines obsolete?

PresentationsMarch 31, 2011

“When I text I can say just what I want to say:” Gender and Adolescents’ Use of Text Messaging with Peers

This symposium at SRCD’s biennial meeting examines how adolescent boys and girls communicate with peers via text messaging.

PresentationsFebruary 9, 2011

Trends in Teen Communication and Social Media Use

Kristen Purcell presents Pew Internet findings on teen communication and social media use as part of a joint webinar with the Girl Scout Research Institute. (Updated with slides)

PublicationsFebruary 3, 2011

Generations and their gadgets

While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.