6 facts about Americans and their smartphones
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults own a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011. Our new report analyzes smartphone ownership and owners’ attitudes and behaviors.
Opinions on expanding access to experimental drugs differ by race, income
Generally, higher-income adults and college degree earners are more likely than others to favor greater availability, and African-Americans are significantly less supportive of the idea.
5 facts about online video, for YouTube’s 10th birthday
YouTube has become one of the most visited websites in the world. The video-sharing firm says that 100 hours of video are uploaded there every minute.
Young adults more likely to say vaccinating kids should be a parental choice
A majority of Americans think children should be required to get vaccinated. Young adults more likely to say vaccinating kids should be a parental choice.
For some, the satiric ‘Colbert Report’ is a trusted source of political news
Here are some key facts from about who has heard of, gets news from and trusts The Colbert Report as a source for political news.
About 1 in 5 victims of online harassment say it happened in the comments section
While social media sites were the most common place noted for online harassment in a recent Pew Research Center survey, about a fifth of internet users cited website comments sections as places where they had that experience.
Media coverage of the 2016 presidential race heats up
Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have received more media coverage than other potential 2016 presidential candidates, as of September 2014.
Turks don’t like their national press much, but rely on it heavily for news
Only 32% of Turks said that the media is having a good influence on the way things are going in Turkey.
How social media is reshaping news
Pew Research Center has gathered a lot of data over the past year on how social media networks are shaping news consumption and distribution.
News companies make play for India’s growing digital market
A growing number of news companies are making plays for India’s growing digital market, with the Huffington Post being the latest entrant.