Internet non-adoption is linked to certain demographic variables, including age, educational attainment, household income and community type.
The steady growth in adoption that social platforms have experienced in the U.S. over the past decade also appears to be slowing.
Most Americans anticipate widespread job automation in the future, and they generally foresee more negative than positive effects from these advances.
A majority of parents are concerned about the experiences their teen might encounter online. Parents take various actions to monitor and police their teen’s online behavior.
Most Americans believe the health benefits of the MMR vaccine are high and the risks are low. Many favor school-based vaccine requirements.
Mobile phone users see a mix of benefits and pitfalls related to their devices, and Facebook and WhatsApp are among the most widely used digital platforms.
Pew Research Center released several reports in 2018 that explored the role and meaning of algorithms in people’s lives today.
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
Roughly three-in-ten U.S. adults say they make no purchases using cash during a typical week, up slightly from 24% in 2015.
Close to half of U.S. teens say they are on the internet “almost constantly." Yet highly plugged-in youth in America are just as likely as their less-connected peers to socialize regularly with their friends in person.