PublicationsJuly 11, 2018

Activism in the Social Media Age

As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media’s impact on political and civic engagement

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2011

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Susannah Fox presented Pew Internet’s latest research on peer-to-peer healthcare and mobile access.

UncategorizedFebruary 9, 2011

Trends in Teen Communication and Social Media Use

Kristen Purcell presents Pew Internet findings on teen communication and social media use as part of a joint webinar with the Girl Scout Research Institute. (Updated with slides)

UncategorizedOctober 23, 2010

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…

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2008

Online Boys: Not Just Wallflowers

Teen girls have already laid their claim to many corners of the creative Web. So what are the boys up to?

UncategorizedAugust 21, 2007

How Gender Influences Health Searches

Now proven beyond a reasonable doubt: Women are more likely than men to look for health information online.

UncategorizedJanuary 17, 2006

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.

UncategorizedDecember 28, 2005

How Women and Men Use the Internet

Men continue to pursue many internet activities more intensively than women. At the same time, trend data show that women are catching up in overall use and are framing their online experience with a greater emphasis on deepening connections with peo…

UncategorizedMay 4, 2005

Revealing Research

Demographic differences in Web site design — captured by a staple of Halloween parties and roller skating rinks.

UncategorizedFebruary 23, 2005

Men, Women, and Money

Our November 2004 telephone survey brought some interesting data about women, men, and financial activities online.