Social Media and Young Adults
Social media and mobile internet use among teens and young adults.
Internet, broadband, and cell phone statistics
As of December 2009, 74% of American adults (ages 18 and older) use the internet.
Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
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.
Portrait of a Twitter user: Status update demographics
Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of inter…
The Democratization of Online Social Networks
A look at the changes in demographics of social network users since 2005.
Social networking site users younger than overall internet population
The proportion of age groups in the SNS population compared to its representation in the overall internet population for 2005 and 2009.
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…
Wireless Internet Use
More than half of Americans – 56% – have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.
The Internet and the Recession
Some 69% of Americans have used the internet to cope with the recession as they hunt for bargains, jobs, ways to upgrade their skills, better investment strategies, housing options, and government benefits.