Fact Tank Nov. 15, 2013

Texting while driving may be common, but it’s illegal in most states

Number of states that ban texting while driving.

Fact Tank Nov. 12, 2013

Is social media the new wingman for singles?

Digital tools have added a host of new dimensions to dating, whether it be the first flirty message or making it “Facebook official.”

Fact Tank Nov. 8, 2013

Who’s not online? 5 factors tied to the digital divide

An explanation of five factors related to internet non-use.

Fact Tank Oct. 31, 2013

For Twitter’s IPO, will hope count for more than cash?

Twitter’s large and continuing losses distinguish it from other recent high-profile technology IPOs.

Fact Tank Oct. 23, 2013

Digital dating: Online’s share of the romance market

More people look for dates online than for home furnishings, health and personal-care items and several other types of consumer goods.

Fact Tank Oct. 8, 2013

Where in the world are you? Facebook or Foursquare may know

Three-in-ten adult social media users have set up at least one of their accounts to automatically “tag” their posts with their current location.

Fact Tank Oct. 4, 2013

Chart of the Week: The world’s most popular web sites

Search engines and social networking services are the most popular web sites in nearly every country, but Google and Facebook aren’t always the leaders.

Fact Tank Oct. 1, 2013

21% of Americans without health insurance do not use the internet

Officials are hoping that the health exchange web sites will drive access and enrollment. But some of the groups most likely to not have health insurance are the same as those groups most likely to not be online.

Fact Tank Sep. 12, 2013

It’s a woman’s (social media) world

The average gap between the proportion of men and women who use social media

Fact Tank Sep. 10, 2013

The falling price of a smartphone

Decline in the average selling price of smartphones over past two years.