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.
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.
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.”
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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.
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.
Home Broadband 2015
The share of Americans with broadband at home has plateaued: It now stands at 67%, down slightly from 70% in 2013. At the same time, more Americans rely only on their smartphones for online access.
Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity
Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.
Gaming and Gamers
Americans’ attitudes toward games – and the people who play them – are complex and often uncertain.
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.”