Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety
How Teens Do Research in the Digital World
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
Smartphone Ownership Update: September 2012
66% of those ages 18-29 own smartphones; 68% of those living in households earning $75,000 also own them
Teens 2012: Truth, Trends, and Myths About Teen Online Behavior
How teens use the internet, mobile phones, social media and social networking sites,as well as teen communication preferences and online information consumption.
It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Smartphone: American teens and the infiltration of mobility into their computing lives
Amanda Lenhart spoke at the 2012 Lawlor Summer Seminar in Minneapolis, where she discussed the rise in smartphone ownership among youth, the demographics of mobile phone ownership and the changes wrought as youth begin to have access anytime, anyw…
Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites
Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.
Downloading Apps for Children
Parents are enthusiastic downloaders of all kinds of apps, particularly apps for children.
Teens & Online Video
Shooting, sharing, streaming and chatting: social media using teens are the most enthusiastic users of many online video capabilities
Digital Divides and Bridges: Technology Use Among Youth
Amanda Lenhart spoke about the demographic differences among groups of youth in their adoption, use, and experiences with technology and social media.
How Young Adults Get News and Information About Their Local Communities
Kristen Purcell will be discussing Pew Internet’s groundbreaking data on local news information ecosystems