The civic and community engagement of religiously active Americans
Those who are active in church, religious, or spiritual organizations are often more deeply involved in their communities than those who are not members of such groups.
Trends to Watch: News and Information Consumption
Kristen will present the latest Pew Internet findings on participatory and mobile news consumption, and the level of public interest in religious and spiritual news and information.
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
America’s Online Pursuits
This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000 Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.
The Internet and the Iraq war
In the early days of the war with Iraq, 77% of online Americans used the Internet in some connection with the war. They went online to get information about the war, to learn and share differing opinions about the conflict, to send and receive emails about events, to express their views and to offer prayers.
Holidays Online 2002
More than three-quarters of Internet users went online this season for some kind of holiday activity. For many email was vital for planning gatherings or sending greetings. Online holiday shopping was up slightly from the previous year.
Holidays Online 2001
Online Holiday shopping grew this season from the previous, though Internet users also increasingly use the Internet during the holiday season to search for information on travel, holiday crafts, recipes and traditions.
CyberFaith: How Americans Pursue Religion Online
One in four Internet users has gotten religious or spiritual information online at one point or another. The September 11 terror attacks compelled millions of Internet users to turn to religious issues and concerns online. The most popular online religious activities are solitary ones, such as hunting for general spiritual information online.
The Holidays Online 2000
Americans take advantage of the Internet while executing their holiday plans—from online shopping, and sending of e-greetings, to travel, party and event planning.
Wired Churches, Wired Temples
Featuring the results of a 1,300 congregation online survey, this report details how churches, temples and other places of religious congregation use the Internet to extend their mission and help the spiritual and everyday life of their members.