Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
32% of adults transact bank business on their mobile phones
Social networking sites remain most popular among young adults, but other age groups continue to increase their engagement
In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.
Young men are especially likely to visit the "front page of the internet."
Americans ages 16-29 are heavy technology users, including in using computers and internet at libraries. At the same time, most still read and borrow printed books, and value a mix of traditional and technological library services.
39% of U.S. adults provide care for a loved one, up from 30% in 2010, and many navigate health care with the help of technology
Tablet adoption has almost doubled over the past year. A third of American adults now own a tablet computer, including almost half of those ages 35-44 and a majority of those in higher income households.