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.
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children's online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety
22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed patterns and trends shaping the new messaging realities of the digital age at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.
Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues
Lee Rainie described the new media ecology and how “networked individuals” get, share and create information.
Susannah Fox provided data and insights about how Americans are presently using the internet and social media to assess healthcare quality.
46% of internet users post original photos & videos online; 41% curate photos & videos they find elsewhere on the web and post on image-sharing sites. Women are more likely than men to use Pinterest; Instagram & Tumblr attract equal shares of both.