UncategorizedMarch 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.

UncategorizedFebruary 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)

UncategorizedFebruary 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.

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

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

UncategorizedDecember 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.

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

UncategorizedDecember 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?

UncategorizedNovember 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.

UncategorizedNovember 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.

UncategorizedNovember 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.