Internet & TechJune 30, 2016

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.

Internet & TechMay 20, 2016

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.

Internet & TechMarch 26, 2015

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.

Media & NewsMarch 23, 2015

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.

Media & NewsMay 15, 2014

Net neutrality: A made-for-web debate

Media & NewsApril 29, 2014

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.

Media & NewsApril 25, 2014

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.

Media & NewsApril 17, 2014

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.

Media & NewsMarch 17, 2014

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.