Internet & TechMarch 22, 2017

Cybersecurity Knowledge Quiz

A majority of online adults can identify a strong password and know the risks of using public Wi-Fi. Yet, many struggle with more technical cybersecurity concepts.

Internet & TechMarch 22, 2017

What the Public Knows About Cybersecurity

A majority of internet users can answer fewer than half the questions correctly on a difficult knowledge quiz about cybersecurity issues and concepts.

Internet & TechJanuary 26, 2017

Americans and Cybersecurity

Many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data – even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives.

Pew Research CenterAugust 9, 2011

Search and Email Still the Most Popular Online Activities

As they have done for nearly a decade, email and search form the core of online communication and online information gathering, respectively, even as new platforms, broadband and mobile devices continue to reshape the way Americans use the internet and web.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 24, 2008

Networked Workers

More than six in ten workers now use the internet or email on the job, but many find technology a mixed blessing.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 12, 2008

Cloud Computing Gains in Currency

More and more online Americans are accessing data and applications, such as email and photos, that are stored in cyberspace.

Pew Research CenterAugust 6, 2008

Search Soars, Challenging Email as a Favorite Internet Activity

The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49%).

Pew Research CenterApril 24, 2008

Writing, Technology and Teens

Most teenagers spend a considerable amount of their life composing texts, but they don’t regard most of the material they create electronically as real writing. Does e-communication help – or hurt – students’ writing skills?

Pew Research CenterMay 23, 2007

Adjusting to a Diet of Spam

As more of the stuff finds its way into Americans’ personal and workplace email accounts, internet users find it easier to digest.