An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
A "heat map" showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
Internet adoption over the past 10 years: 93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 95% of young adults ages 18-29. Seventy-nine percent of all adults ages 18 and older go online.
What we think others can see about us online
The percentage of teen cell phone owners who have done the following activities with their cell phones, by age.
93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.
Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of inter...
The proportion of age groups in the SNS population compared to its representation in the overall internet population for 2005 and 2009.
This table summarizes how the groups use ICTs and group members’ attitudes about them.