Pew Research CenterNovember 8, 2012

Mobile Health Finds Its Market In Smartphone Owners

Over half of smartphone owners gather health information on their phones, compared with 6% of non-smartphone owners.

Pew Research CenterNovember 1, 2012

How Teens Research In the Digital Age

Teachers participating in a Pew Internet study say the impact of today’s digital environment on their students’ research habits and skills is mostly positive, but not without drawbacks.

Pew Research CenterJuly 12, 2012

Family Caregivers Turn to Internet for Information and Guidance

Fully 30 percent of U.S. adults help a loved one with personal needs, manage finances or arrange for outside care for another adult or child with a disability. Of this group, 88% use the internet to find health information.

Pew Research CenterMay 30, 2012

Networked: The New Social Operating System

In their new book, “Networked,” Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, and Barry Wellman show how the large, loosely knit social circles of networked individuals expand opportunities for learning, problem solving, decision making and personal interaction.

Pew Research CenterMay 11, 2012

Three-Quarters of Smartphone Owners Use Location-Based Services

Nearly three-fourths (74%) of smartphone users use their phones to obtain real-time, location-based information and almost one-in-five use geosocial services such as Foursquare.

Pew Research CenterMay 7, 2012

Just-In-Time Information Through Mobile Connections

86% of smartphone owners used their phone in the past month to make real-time queries to help them meet friends, solve problems, or settle arguments.