A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.
Smartphone ownership reached a tipping point in 2012, where more Americans are buying them to take advantage of applications and other sophisticated web-enabled features compared to traditional cell phones. Pew Internet has been tracking trends in ce...
According to our April 2012 survey, 82% of American adults use the internet and 66% have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Here's a closer look at internet use versus broadband use by various demographic groups.
As of early 2012, 88% of American adults have a cell phone, 58% have a desktop computer, 61% have a laptop, 18% own an e-book reader, and 18% have a tablet computer. Here’s a closer look at the demographic breakdown of U.S. adult gadget ownership.
Asked to tell us what they like most about book reading, those who had read a book in the past 12 months gave a host of reasons that ranged from the highly practical to the sublime.
The number of Americans owning either an e-reader or tablet jumped from 18% in December 2011 to 29% in January 2012. Who are these owners? View a breakdown of e-reader and tablet owners who belong to different demographic groups.
The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.
Along with asking about smartphone adoption and usage in our May 2011 survey, we also included a question that asked cell phone owners to provide the one word that best describes how they feel about their phones.
Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou...
The proportion of American adults in each tech user group (those who use the internet, those who connect to the internet wirelessly, cell phone users, etc.) who are active in various organizations.