GlobalFebruary 22, 2016

Emerging, developing countries gain ground in the tech revolution

People in emerging and developing nations are quickly catching up to those in advanced nations in terms of access to technology.

Internet & TechFebruary 19, 2016

Americans feel the tensions between privacy and security concerns

Much of the focus has been on government surveillance, though there are also significant concerns about how businesses use data.

Internet & TechFebruary 18, 2016

English-speaking Asian Americans stand out for their technology use

Discussions of the “digital divide” often touch on race and ethnicity – and the narrative is usually that whites lead in technology adoption while other racial or ethnic groups struggle to keep up. But that’s not the case for English-speaking Asian Americans.

Internet & TechFebruary 18, 2016

The never-been-married are biggest users of online dating

Some 30% of U.S. adults who have never been married say they have ever used an online dating site or mobile dating app.

Internet & TechJanuary 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.

Internet & TechJanuary 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.

Internet & TechJanuary 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.

Internet & TechJanuary 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.

Internet & TechJanuary 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.

GlobalDecember 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.