Online traditional political activities are most popular among the well-educated and the financially well-off
Civic Engagement in the Digital Age
The well-educated and the well-off are more likely than others to participate in civic life online, just as those groups have always been more likely to be active in politics and community affairs offline.
‘How do they even do that?’: How Today’s Technology is Shaping Tomorrow’s Students
Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies
The State of Facebook
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie led a talk during a webinar in which financial analysts and journalists discussed: “Facebook Fatigue: Fact or Fiction?”
Teens and Technology 2013
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
State of Social Media
Mary discussed the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on Americans’ use of social media, including how different demographic groups use various platforms.
Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies
Associate Director for Research Kristen Purcell will join social media practitioners from local museums and arts organizations for a lively discussion about the value of social media to our institutions.
The Demographics of Social Media Users — 2012
Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Coming and Going on Facebook
61% of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from using the site at one time or another and 27% plan to spend less time on the site this coming year. Even so, two-thirds of online adults are now Facebook users.
Health Online 2013
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.