Internet & TechDecember 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.

GlobalDecember 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.

Internet & TechDecember 17, 2015

Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity

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

Internet & TechDecember 16, 2015

Americans divided on government’s role in space exploration

From the moon landings to Star Wars, Americans have long had a fascination with space and affection for NASA, but today’s public is divided on what role their government should play in future space exploration.

Internet & TechDecember 8, 2015

One-fifth of Americans report going online ‘almost constantly’

As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, some 21% of Americans now report that they go online “almost constantly.”

Internet & TechNovember 25, 2015

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.

Internet & TechNovember 10, 2015

Key takeaways on mobile apps and privacy

Six-in-ten app downloaders have chosen not to install an app when they discovered how much personal information the app required in order to use it.

Internet & TechNovember 9, 2015

Majority of Americans say scientists don’t have an ideological slant

64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.

Internet & TechOctober 19, 2015

Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books, new survey finds

The number of book readers has dipped a bit from the previous year and the number of e-book readers has remained flat.

Internet & TechOctober 13, 2015

Digital romance: How teen boys and girls differ

Thanks to texting and social media, teens today have many more ways to reach out to a crush than in the analog days of using the family telephone and passing notes in the hallways.