Commentary Apr. 3, 2013

The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”

Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.

Commentary Dec. 17, 2012

Is there hope for SMS health alerts?

85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?

Report Nov. 25, 2012

Cell Phone Activities 2012

Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones

Report Oct. 25, 2012

Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age

10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.

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Infographic Sep. 17, 2012

Smartphone Research: Infographic

Smartphone ownership reached a tipping point in 2012, where more Americans are buying them to take advantage of applications and other sophisticated web-enabled features compared to traditional cell phones. Pew Internet has been tracking trends in ce…

Report Mar. 19, 2012

Teens, Smartphones & Texting

Texting volume is up while the frequency of voice calling is down. About one in four teens say they own smartphones.

Report Jan. 12, 2012

Real Time Charitable Giving

Why mobile phone users texted millions of dollars in aid to Haiti earthquake relief and how they got their friends to do the same

Report Sep. 19, 2011

Americans and Text Messaging

31% of text message users prefer texting to voice calls, and young adults stand out in their use of text messaging.

Report Aug. 15, 2011

Americans and Their Cell Phones

Mobile devices help solve problems, but also create new annoyances.

Presentations Mar. 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.