Internet & TechAugust 10, 2017

The Fate of Online Trust in the Next Decade

Many experts say lack of trust won’t hinder increased public reliance on the internet. Some expect trust to grow as tech and regulatory changes arise; others think it will worsen or maybe change entirely.

Internet & TechAugust 8, 2017

Nearly half of those who have been harassed online know their harasser

About one-in-four Americans who have been harassed online say an acquaintance was behind their most recent incident.

Internet & TechJuly 25, 2017

1 in 4 black Americans have faced online harassment because of their race or ethnicity

Although online harassment can take many forms, some minority groups in America more frequently encounter harassment that carries racial overtones.

Internet & TechJuly 24, 2017

Democrats more likely than Republicans to say online harassment is a major problem

Republicans and Democrats are about equally likely to have been harassed online because of their political views, but there are some notable differences in how members of each party view the issue of online harassment.

Internet & TechJuly 14, 2017

Men, women experience and view online harassment differently

Among women who have experienced any form of online harassment, 35% say they found their most recent incident to be “extremely” or “very” upsetting.

Internet & TechJuly 11, 2017

Q&A: How and why Pew Research Center surveyed Americans on online harassment

Read a Q&A with Maeve Duggan, Pew Research Center research associate, on our survey examining online harassment in the United States.

Internet & TechJuly 11, 2017

Key takeaways on how Americans view – and experience – online harassment

Most Americans say that online harassment is a major problem, and many look to a host of institutions to curtail online abuse.

Internet & TechJuly 11, 2017

Online Harassment 2017

Roughly four-in-ten Americans have personally experienced online harassment, and 62% consider it a major problem.

Internet & TechJune 6, 2017

The Internet of Things Connectivity Binge: What Are the Implications?

Despite broad concerns about cyberattacks, outages and privacy violations, most experts believe the Internet of Things will continue to expand successfully the next few years.

Internet & TechMay 17, 2017

Tech Adoption Climbs Among Older Adults

Nearly two-thirds of those age 65 and older go online and a record share now own smartphones – although many seniors remain relatively divorced from digital life.