“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.
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)
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.
Generations 2010: What different generations do online
An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
Generations 2010: Trends in online activities
A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
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?
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.
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.
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.