Around three-in-ten Americans living in households earning $75,000 or more a year say they regularly wear a smart watch or fitness tracker.
The tech landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade, both in the United States and around the world.
Using public opinion surveys and large-scale data analysis, we have studied the content on YouTube and how the U.S. public engages with it.
How many ad preferences Facebook lists for its U.S. users – and how accurate they are – depends on how often, and for how long, they've used the platform.
As Americans integrate smart speakers into their homes, many owners express concerns over data collection and personalization. Here are five key findings.
As ownership of mobile phones, especially smartphones, spreads rapidly across the globe, there are still notable numbers of people in emerging economies who don't have access to mobile phones. And even phone owners struggle with connectivity, costs and security issues.
A majority of Americans are concerned about digital collection and use of their data by both companies and the government.
Majorities of U.S. adults believe their personal data is less secure now, that data collection poses more risks than benefits, and that it is not possible to go through daily life without being tracked.
In 1969, a team of UCLA graduate students led by professor Leonard Kleinrock connected computer-to-computer with a team at the Stanford Research Institute. It was the first host-to-host communication of ARPANET, the early packet-switching network that was the precursor to today’s multibillion-host internet. Heading into the network’s 50th anniversary, Pew Research Center and Elon University’s […]
Fifty years after the first computer network was connected, most experts say digital life will mostly change things for the better in coming decades. But they say this will require reforms toward better cooperation and security, basic rights and economic fairness.