UncategorizedJanuary 12, 2012

Real Time Charitable Giving

Why mobile phone users texted millions of dollars in aid to Haiti earthquake relief and how they got their friends to do the same

UncategorizedDecember 14, 2011

Where people get information about restaurants and other local businesses

The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2011

Half of adult cell phone owners have apps on their phones

The share of cell phone owners who download apps nearly doubles in two years, but just 46% of downloaders have paid for an app.

UncategorizedOctober 6, 2011

The new pathways to purchase in the world of networked consumers

Director Lee Rainie lectured at New York University about the impact of digital technologies on the ways that people get advertising and relate to corporations.

UncategorizedApril 5, 2011

Paying Up Online: An interview with Jim Jansen

An interview with Senior Fellow Jim Jansen, recorded at the “Buying & Selling EContent” Conference, about paying for online content. (With downloadable audio and transcript)

UncategorizedMarch 28, 2011

People Actually Do Pay for Online Content

On March 28, 2011, Senior Fellow Jim Jansen gave the opening keynote address at theBuying & Selling eContent 2011, held March 28-30 in Scottsdale, AR.

UncategorizedMarch 23, 2011

Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means

A new survey finds that Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means like the phone or postal mail

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2010

65% of internet users have paid for online content

65% of internet users have paid to access or download some kind of digital content. Music and software are the most common kinds of content purchased.

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010

Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.