Many smartphone owners don’t take steps to secure their devices
More than a quarter of owners say they don’t use a screen lock or other security features to access their phone, but most are taking at least some steps for security.
Sharing and on-demand services attract a small but active group of ‘super users’
The sharing and on-demand economy has grown in the U.S., and some Americans are “super users”: 7% have used six or more shared and on-demand online services.
How Americans define the sharing economy
In our survey, we asked respondents who had heard of the sharing economy to tell us – in their own words – how they would describe the term.
The challenges of using Facebook for research
We wanted to analyze the role Facebook played as a means for people to hear about, discuss and share local news. But getting the data we needed wasn’t easy.
On Twitter, local news is hard to find
Here’s a rundown of what worked and what didn’t in using Twitter for our research of three local news ecosystems.
Net neutrality: A made-for-web debate
Mobile apps collect information about users, with wide range of permissions
The Supreme Court will hear two cases this term about whether police can search the contents of a mobile device without a warrant.
As digital ad sales grow, news outlets get a smaller share
While the digital ad pie is growing, the numbers show that news organizations are competing for an increasingly smaller share of those dollars.
Five findings about digital video news
News audiences are watching more digital news video than ever before and newsrooms are investing in creating more video content.
5 key findings about digital news audiences
Web visitors who arrive at news sites by typing in a URL or clicking a bookmark behave quite differently from those who arrive via search engine or social media.