The well-educated and the well-off are more likely than others to participate in civic life online, just as those groups have always been more likely to be active in politics and community affairs offline.
Online traditional political activities are most popular among the well-educated and the financially well-off
Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie led a talk during a webinar in which financial analysts and journalists discussed: "Facebook Fatigue: Fact or Fiction?"
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
Mary discussed the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on Americans’ use of social media, including how different demographic groups use various platforms.
Associate Director for Research Kristen Purcell will join social media practitioners from local museums and arts organizations for a lively discussion about the value of social media to our institutions.
Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
61% of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from using the site at one time or another and 27% plan to spend less time on the site this coming year. Even so, two-thirds of online adults are now Facebook users.
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.