UncategorizedMay 11, 2010

The Rise of Networked Individuals: The Millennial Tide

Lee Rainie discusses social, economic, and political trends especially among the younger generation that have given rise to a new and emerging class of networked citizens.

UncategorizedMay 6, 2010

Cyberbullying 2010: What the Research Tells Us

An updated look at the research and definitions around bullying and cyberbullying. Presented to the Youth Online Safety Working Group assembled by NCMEC, Amanda’s talk unpacks both what current research can tell us about cyberbullying as well as w…

UncategorizedMay 3, 2010

Teens, Texting, and Social Isolation

Face-to-face interaction among teens is holding relatively steady, despite a spike in text messaging.

UncategorizedApril 20, 2010

Teens and Mobile Phones

Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.

UncategorizedMarch 23, 2010

Teens and the internet: The future of digital diversity

Kristen Purcell will speak at the the Fred Rogers Center’s Fred Forward Conference about recent research on teens’ online activities.

UncategorizedMarch 9, 2010

Social Media & Young Adults: Challenges & Opportunities for STD Prevention

This panel discusses the opportunities and challenges presented by technology for STD prevention. Amanda presents Pew Internet’s latest data on the use of technology by teens and young adults for communicating, socializing and information gathering.

UncategorizedFebruary 26, 2010

FCC Comment: Empowering Parents and Protecting Children

This week we filed a public comment in response to the Federal Communications Notice of Inquiry on the issue of “Empowering Parents and Protecting Kids in an Evolving Media Landscape.”

UncategorizedFebruary 24, 2010

Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change.

The latest in a series of reports about the Millennial Generation, from Pew Social and Demo…

UncategorizedFebruary 4, 2010

Social Media and Young Adults

This presentation covers recent findings on wireless, mobile internet use, social networks, content creation, blogging, Twitter and sexting among teens and young …

InteractivesFebruary 3, 2010

Teen and Young Adult Internet Use

A new Pew Internet Project report reveals that 93% of teens ages 12‐17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18‐29. Three quarters (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online. Over the past ten years, teens and young adults have been consistently the two groups most likely to go online, even as the internet population has grown and even with documented larger increases in certain age cohorts (e.g. adults 65 and older).