UncategorizedOctober 25, 2012

Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age

10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.

PublicationsOctober 23, 2012

Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits

More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on their mobile phones and on computers.

UncategorizedOctober 23, 2012

Libraries Transformed: Research on the changing role of libraries

Lee Rainie will describe the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project about libraries and the new mix of services they are offering their patrons—and considering offering.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2012

Mobile is the Needle; Social is the Thread

Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed patterns and trends shaping the new messaging realities of the digital age at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.

UncategorizedOctober 12, 2012

The Rise of E-Reading

Kathryn presented Pew Internet’s data on e-books at libraries at the 2012 Florida Public Library Directors’ meeting on October 12 in Tallahassee, Florida.

UncategorizedOctober 11, 2012

Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.

UncategorizedOctober 9, 2012

The State of the 2012 Election — Mobile Politics

Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues

UncategorizedOctober 4, 2012

25% of American Adults Own Tablet Computers

A quarter of American adults now own tablet computers, a major increase from the first measurement of tablet ownership by Pew Internet in the late summer of 2010.

UncategorizedOctober 3, 2012

Changes to the way we identify internet users

In our surveys this summer, we added a question about mobile internet connectivity to help us capture internet users who may access the internet on mobile devices.

UncategorizedSeptember 28, 2012

What’s the future for self-tracking?

Susannah Fox will be the opening keynote speaker at a symposium on self-tracking in health.