Internet & Tech Feb. 11, 2016

15% of American Adults Have Used Online Dating Sites or Mobile Dating Apps

The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the past two years, while usage among 55- to 64-year-olds has doubled.

Fact Tank Jan. 29, 2016

More Americans using smartphones for getting directions, streaming TV

Smartphone use that goes beyond routine calls and text messages does not appear to be slowing.

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Internet & Tech Jan. 6, 2016

Who plays video games in America?

Though the majority of Americans think most video games players are men, equal numbers of men and women report playing video games. Yet, men are twice as likely to call themselves “gamers.”

Fact Tank Dec. 31, 2015

Your favorite Fact Tank data in 2015

From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.

Fact Tank Dec. 30, 2015

Americans conflicted about sharing personal information with companies

A significant minority of adults have felt confused, discouraged or impatient when trying to make decisions about sharing their information.

Fact Tank Dec. 28, 2015

Lack of broadband can be a key obstacle, especially for job seekers

Americans view trouble in finding work or advancing one’s career as the most significant impediment facing those without broadband.

Fact Tank Dec. 17, 2015

Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity

Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.

Internet & Tech Dec. 15, 2015

Gaming and Gamers

Americans’ attitudes toward games – and the people who play them – are complex and often uncertain.

Fact Tank Dec. 8, 2015

One-fifth of Americans report going online ‘almost constantly’

As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, some 21% of Americans now report that they go online “almost constantly.”

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Internet & Tech Nov. 19, 2015

Job Seeking is Going Mobile

More Americans are using their smartphones during their job search, whether to look up information about a job, create a resume or cover letter, or fill out a job application.