Digital gap between rural and nonrural America persists
Despite making digital gains in recent years, rural Americans remain less likely than nonrural adults to have home broadband, smartphones and other devices.
Not everyone in advanced economies is using social media
Many in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan do not report regularly visiting social media sites. But majorities in all of the 14 countries surveyed say they at least use the internet.
Americans have mixed views on policies encouraging broadband adoption
As the FCC continues to address broadband infrastructure and access, Americans have mixed views on two policies designed to encourage broadband adoption.
Disabled Americans are less likely to use technology
Even as a growing share of disabled Americans report going online or owning a smartphone, the digital divide between those who have a disability and those who don’t remains large.
Digital divide persists even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption
While many aspects of the digital divide have narrowed over time, the digital lives of lower- and higher-income Americans remain markedly different.
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.
For Pi Day, key figures on math and education in the U.S.
To mark Pi Day, here are four findings about math and education in the United States.
Many ‘password challenged’ internet users don’t take steps that could protect their data
Despite experiences and concerns involving digital privacy, many Americans are not following digital security best practices in their own personal lives.
Record shares of Americans now own smartphones, have home broadband
Here are four key trends illustrating the current technology landscape in America.
Health issues topped the list of scientific studies reaching wide audiences in 2016
Health care policy, space and evolution led the way.