Twitterpated: Mobile Americans Increasingly Take to Tweeting
About one-in-ten online U.S. adults now use Twitter or a similar ‘micro-blogging’ service that allows them to share updates about themselves or to see the updates of others.
The Future of the Internet III
Obama’s Online Opportunities
For a host of reasons, the new administration needs to develop a national broadband strategy but research suggests that users must be central actors in its design.
Parents and spouses are using the internet and cell phones to create a “new connectedness” that builds on remote connections and shared internet experiences.
Cloud Computing Gains in Currency
More and more online Americans are accessing data and applications, such as email and photos, that are stored in cyberspace.
Info on the Go: Mobile Access to Data and Information
A new Pew Internet survey finds that 62% of all U.S. adults are now part of a wireless, mobile population.
Seeding The Cloud: What Mobile Access Means for Usage Patterns and Online Content
Groups that have trailed in “traditional” internet access are in a better position to shape cyberspace as wireless devices make it more accessible.
Fast, Mobile Internet Access Adds to Privacy Problems
Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the privacy implications.
Don’t Blame Me: It’s the Phone’s Fault!
Many internet and cell phone users find devices and applications too complicated or hardly worth the trouble. Here are some ideas to address those problems.
A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users
The advent of Web 2.0 invites users to participate in the commons of cyberspace. Yet little is known about which segments of the population are inclined to make robust use of the new technologies and which aren’t. Using data from a new survey, the Pew Internet & American Life project has developed a typology of people’s relationship to information and communications technology.