Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
Teens and Sexting
How and why minor teens are sending sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images via text messaging.
Participatory Culture + Health Care
Quick answers to frequently-asked questions: Is a cultural shift affecting health care? How do people judge the quality of health information online? Are patients ready for this?
Participatory medicine and health data rights on NPR
NPR’s Morning Edition story, “Patients Turn to Online Buddies for Help Healing,” combined research and real-life examples, participatory medicine and health data rights.
Teens and Distracted Driving
Twenty-six percent of American teens of driving age say they have texted while driving, and half (48%) of all teens ages 12 to 17 say theyâ€™ve been a passenger while a driver has texted behind the wheel.
Tell the FDA the whole story, please
The FDA should hear about the reality of the information marketplace, which is increasingly mobile and social, not about the past failings of consumers to check the source and date of health information online.
Social Isolation and New Technology
How the internet and mobile phones impact Americans’ social networks.
The Twitter Question
How we measure Twitter and status updating (and an invitation to help us improve).
Twitter and Status Updating, Fall 2009
Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others–up from 11% in April.
The Internet as a Diversion
Three-quarters of online economic users go online to relax and take their minds off of the recession. Fully 88% of 18-29 year old online economic users look to the internet to relax.