Fact Tank Jan. 29, 2016

More Americans using smartphones for getting directions, streaming TV

Smartphone use that goes beyond routine calls and text messages does not appear to be slowing.

Fact Tank Jan. 20, 2016

The state of privacy in America: What we learned

After the June 2013 leaks by Edward Snowden about NSA surveillance of Americans’ communications, Pew Research Center began an in-depth exploration of people’s views and behaviors related to privacy. Here’s what we learned in the past two and a half years.

Fact Tank Jan. 14, 2016

Wikipedia at 15: Millions of readers in scores of languages

A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.

Fact Tank Jan. 14, 2016

How Americans balance privacy concerns with sharing personal information: 5 key findings

Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.

Fact Tank Jan. 7, 2016

6 takeaways about how parents monitor their teen’s digital activities

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.

Fact Tank Dec. 31, 2015

Your favorite Fact Tank data in 2015

From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.

Fact Tank Dec. 30, 2015

Americans conflicted about sharing personal information with companies

A significant minority of adults have felt confused, discouraged or impatient when trying to make decisions about sharing their information.

Fact Tank Dec. 28, 2015

Lack of broadband can be a key obstacle, especially for job seekers

Americans view trouble in finding work or advancing one’s career as the most significant impediment facing those without broadband.

Fact Tank Dec. 22, 2015

15 striking findings from 2015

From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most memorable findings of the year.

Fact Tank Dec. 17, 2015

Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity

Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.