report | Dec 28, 2012

Internet access at libraries

In a survey this fall, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked whether people had accessed the internet at a library in the previous 12 months. Some 26% of those ages 16 and older said they had.

report | Dec 20, 2012

Reading Habits in Different Communities

Residents of urban, suburban, and rural areas vary in their purposes for reading, their use of digital content, their engagement with public libraries, and where they turn for book recommendations

report | Dec 17, 2012

Is there hope for SMS health alerts?

85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?

presentation | Dec 10, 2012

The Mobile, Social Present

Susannah Fox provided an overview of the Pew Internet Project's health and mobile adoption research, particularly as it relates to HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.

report | Nov 30, 2012

The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.

report | Nov 30, 2012

The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

What cell owners like most about their phones: convenience, connecting with friends and family, and getting help in an emergency. What they like least: always being reachable, paying the bill, and poor reception.

report | Nov 29, 2012

Politics + Internet/Tech: Our Research

The growth of social media and rapid adoption of internet-enable mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. An infographic provides a summary of the latest data from national surveys taken during the 2012 campaign.

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