Changing a social media profile picture is one way to express support or solidarity
In the wake of attacks in Brussels and in Lahore, Pakistan, some social media users are changing their profile pictures to express solidarity with victims and the people of these countries. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become a common way for Americans to get news, but they also can provide a way for […]
5 facts about Twitter at age 10
Five facts about Twitter, as the microblogging platform marks its 10th anniversary.
How the 2016 presidential campaign is being discussed on Reddit
News is a major part of Reddit, an online discussion forum that calls itself “the front page of the internet.” The site has hosted Q&A sessions with newsmakers from President Obama to Amy Poehler, and it sends many of its millions of daily visitors to news sites and other publishers. Using data from a nationally […]
Nearly Eight-in-Ten Reddit Users Get News on the Site
Presidential candidates were mentioned in over 350,000 comments in May, June and September 2015, with a high level of early interest in Bernie Sanders
Among Millennials engaged in primaries, Dems more likely to learn about the election from social media
While Millennials overall are more likely than older generations to get political news through social media, there are striking party-line differences, particularly among Millennials who say they are very likely to take part in the primaries and caucuses.
Crowdfunded Journalism: A Small but Growing Addition to Publicly Driven Journalism
The number of journalism projects funded through Kickstarter has grown over time, totaling more than 650 projects and nearly $6.3 million by mid-September 2015.
6 takeaways about how parents monitor their teen’s digital activities
Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.
Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring
Parents monitor their teen’s digital activities in a number of ways, such as checking browser histories or social media profiles, but using technical means like parental controls is less common.
15 striking findings from 2015
From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most memorable findings of the year.
Social Media Usage: 2005-2015
Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) use social networking sites, up from 7% when Pew Research Center began tracking social media usage in 2005.