National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Susannah Fox presented Pew Internet’s latest research on peer-to-peer healthcare and mobile access.
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…
The Democratization of Online Social Networks
A look at the changes in demographics of social network users since 2005.
The New Online Demographics: What the Numbers Mean for Providers, Advertisers and Safety
Representatives from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the U.S. Internet Industry Association (USIIA) will discuss the new communities coming online in record numbers in the United St…
Degrees of Access (May 2008 data)
Three “thermometers” of access show the disparities among various groups when it comes to internet access, cell phone use, and broadband access at home.
How Gender Influences Health Searches
Now proven beyond a reasonable doubt: Women are more likely than men to look for health information online.
Internet Penetration and Impact
Internet penetration has now reached 73% for all American adults. Internet users note big improvements in their ability to shop and the way they pursue hobbies and personal interests online.
There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.
Romance in America
Only 16% of single American adults are actively looking for dating partners.
Is Eleanor Rigby Online?
A review of data from the U.S., UK, and Australia finds that the internet has the potential to bring isolated seniors into closer contact with the wired world.