Pew Research CenterFebruary 28, 2012

Millennials Will Benefit And Suffer Due to Hyperconnected Lives

While experts see many young people becoming nimble analysts and decision-makers because of their embrace of the networked world, they also warn that some constantly-connected teens and young adults will lack a deep engagement with people and knowledge by being hyperconnected.

Pew Research CenterJuly 9, 2010

Millennials’ Likely Lifelong Online Sharing Habit

Technology experts generally believe that today’s tech-savvy young people — the ‘digital natives’ who are known for enthusiastically embracing social networking and other online tools — will retain their willingness to share personal information online even as they get older and take on more responsibilities.

Pew Research CenterJuly 2, 2010

The Future of Online Socializing

The social benefits of internet use will far outweigh the negatives over the next decade, according to experts. Email, social networks, and other online tools offer low friction opportunities to create, enhance, and rediscover social ties that make a difference in people’s lives and lower traditional communications constraints of cost, geography, and time.

Pew Research CenterJune 11, 2010

The Future of Cloud Computing

Technology experts and stakeholders say they expect internet users will ‘live mostly in the cloud’ in 2020 and not on the desktop, working through cyberspace-based applications accessed through networked devices.

Pew Research CenterMay 5, 2010

The Semantic Web

Technology experts and stakeholders are divided over whether a world in which software agents carry out sophisticated tasks for users is on the immediate horizon.

Pew Research CenterMarch 31, 2010

The Impact of the Internet on Institutions in the Future

Most technology experts and stakeholders say innovative forms of online cooperation could result in more efficient and responsive organizational structures for business, non-profits and government by the year 2020.

Pew Research CenterMarch 1, 2010

The New News Landscape: Rise of the Internet

The overwhelming majority of Americans use multiple platforms to get news, and the internet has surpassed newspapers and radio in popularity as a platform, ranking just behind TV. News is also becoming more of a shared experience. More than 8 in 10 online news consumers get or share links in emails.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 19, 2010

Future of the Internet IV

Pew Research CenterDecember 14, 2008

Future of the Internet III: How the Experts See It

A survey of internet leaders and analysts finds they expect the phone to become a primary device for online access, artificial and virtual reality to become more embedded in everyday life, and the architecture of the internet itself to improve. But they disagree about whether this will lead to more social tolerance or better home lives.

Pew Research CenterNovember 6, 2006

The Internet and Politics: No Revolution, Yet

Political fund-raising, campaigning, blogging and YouTubing are all on the rise, but they’re still a small part of the election scene.