42% of online adults use multiple social networking sites, but Facebook remains the platform of choice
Amanda Lenhart presents nine major themes from the Project’s five-report series on Teens and Online Privacy
54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. Young adults and women lead the way in each of these activities.
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.
A report from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project finds that online video is growing. 78% of online adults watch or download videos online, up from 69% in 2009, and the share of internet users who upload or post video online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31% today.
The percent of online adults who upload or post videos online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31%. The share of online adults who watch or download videos has also grown from 69% of online adults in 2009 to 78%, with mobile phones playing a key role.
How patients and caregivers seek health information in the digital age
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
More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.
86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen.