The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of them have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.
15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.
50% of cell owners download apps to their phones; 48% listen to music services; video calling has tripled since 2011; texting remains a popular activity
57% of American adults use their cell phone to go online. 21% of cell phone owners say they mostly access the internet using their phone.
More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.
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.
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
Young men are especially likely to visit the "front page of the internet."