UncategorizedJuly 12, 2012

Family Caregivers Online

Thirty percent of U.S. adults provide support to a loved one. The internet is a key information and communications resource for this front-line labor force.

UncategorizedFebruary 9, 2012

The tone of life on social networking sites

85% of the adults who use social media report that people are usually kind on the sites. At the same time, 49% have witnessed mean and offensive behavior and they usually respond by ignoring it.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2012

Why most Facebook users get more than they give

The effect of Facebook “power users” on everybody else

UncategorizedNovember 9, 2011

Teens’ parents and their technology profile

The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.

UncategorizedNovember 9, 2011

The new education ecology

Lee Rainie discusses Pew Internet’s most recent findings about Americans use the internet and their mobile devices to learn, share, and create information.

UncategorizedDecember 1, 2010

Is the age at which kids get cell phones getting younger?

What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?

UncategorizedFebruary 26, 2010

FCC Comment: Empowering Parents and Protecting Children

This week we filed a public comment in response to the Federal Communications Notice of Inquiry on the issue of “Empowering Parents and Protecting Kids in an Evolving Media Landscape.”

UncategorizedOctober 20, 2008

Family Connections Online

Readers react to coverage of our “Networked Families” report (and at least one person is worried about the mom who feels “naked” without her Blackberry).

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2008

Networked Families

The internet and cell phones have become central components of modern family life. Among all household types, the traditional nuclear family has the highest rate of technology usage and ownership.

UncategorizedFebruary 20, 2008

Friends, Family & Post-surgical Outcomes

Surgical patients with a strong network of friends & family reported better scores for anxiety, depression, inner peace, relaxation, pain intensity and pain unpleasantness.