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…

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 2, 2010

Cell phones and American adults

Adults make just as many calls, but text less often than teens. Americans say their mobile phones make them feel safer and more connected, but are irritated by cell intrusions and rudeness by other users.

CommentarySeptember 1, 2010

Latinos Online 2010

Technology use among foreign-born Latinos continues to lag significantly behind that of their U.S.-born counterparts.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 9, 2010

Millennials will make online sharing in networks a lifelong habit

Tech experts generally believe that today’s tech-savvy young people will retain their willingness to share personal information online even as they get older and take on more responsibilities.

PresentationsJune 27, 2010

Four or More: The New Demographic

This presentation highlights new research on teens, young adults and social media use while also identifying a new leading edge group that deserves the same attention: those who own four or more internet-connected devices.

PresentationsJune 25, 2010

Promoting Teen Reading with Web 2.0 Tools | YALSA Pre-Conference

Kristen Purcell will be speaking at the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) ALA pre-conference in Washington DC, as part of a panel entitled “Promoting Teen Reading with Web 2.0 Tools.”

PresentationsJune 10, 2010

“How do [they] even do that?” A Pew Internet guide to teens, young adults, mobile phones and social media

This talk confirms, complicates or debunks common wisdom around teens and young adults and their use and attitudes towards technologies. Amanda looks at how teens and young adults use mobile phones and social networks, and charts their changing re…

PresentationsMay 18, 2010

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

In a brown bag lunch talk given to FTC, FCC and Department of Education staff, Amanda talks about teens and mobile phones – who has them, how they use them and how schools and parents approach and manage the devices in the home and in the classroom.