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.
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.