Those who are active in church, religious, or spiritual organizations are often more deeply involved in their communities than those who are not members of such groups.
Those who are active in religious organizations are more involved with all kinds of civic and other organizations, devote more time to organizational activities, and think more highly of their communities and their fellow citizens.
The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden will present the Project's latest research on social media adoption.
Amanda Lenhart, danah boyd, and Alice Marwick will discuss the ways young people interact online, how they manage their privacy, and common misconceptions of adults when it comes to cyberbullying.
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie discusses the latest Pew Internet data about the triple revolution in technology – in broadband, in mobile, and in social networking – and how these changes affect e-government and e-health activities by citizens.
Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith is speaking at the Government Mobility Forum, part of Government Computer News's 2011 Solutions Seminar series.
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden's presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.
Kathryn will discuss Pew Internet's data about the current digital divide(s) via Skype at the University of Kansas's virtual summit, "Telling Stories of Diversity in the Digital Age."
Americans are increasingly going online for no particular reason except to have fun or to pass the time.