Online American workers say the internet and email are very important tools for doing their jobs, rating them higher in importance than landline phones, mobile phones, and social networking sites. Just 7% say the internet makes them less productive at work.
Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms did not provide new outlets for the discussion of the Snowden-NSA revelations. People who thought their social media friends disagreed with them were less likely to discuss the issues in person and online.
Networked information and the different ways users receive, process, create, and share it.
The new media and information ecosystem in communities and how foundations can think about new opportunities in this environment.
Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life
Susannah Fox will present the latest research on social media and health at a workshop hosted by the President’s Cancer Panel at the National Cancer Institute: "Cancer Communication: In the Digital Era, Opportunities Amongst the Challenges."
The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users
People connect to form groups on Twitter for a variety of purposes. The networks they create have identifiable contours that are shaped by the topic being discussed, the information and influencers driving the conversation, and the social network structures of the participants.
Susannah Fox presented the Pew Research Center's latest findings on social media and health.