Before the coronavirus, telework was an optional benefit, mostly for the affluent few
COVID-19 may yet do what years of advocacy have failed to: Make telework a benefit available to more than a relative handful of U.S. workers.
As schools close due to the coronavirus, some U.S. students face a digital ‘homework gap’
As schools close and classes and assignments shift online, some students do not have reliable access to the internet at home.
Young women often face sexual harassment online – including on dating sites and apps
Six-in-ten women under 35 who have online dated say someone continued to contact them after they said they were not interested.
Most Americans rely on their own research to make big decisions, and that often means online searches
A big majority (81%) of Americans say they rely a lot on their own research – more than say they rely a lot on friends and family or experts.
Few Americans are confident in tech companies to prevent misuse of their platforms in the 2020 election
74% of Americans express little or no confidence in tech companies to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 election.
Shareable quotes from experts on the future of democracy
Key quotes from a Pew Research Center canvassing of experts about the effect of technology on democracy.
Many Tech Experts Say Digital Disruption Will Hurt Democracy
About half the experts we canvassed predict humans' use of technology will weaken democracy by 2030, while a third expect technology will strengthen it as reformers fight back against democracy's foes.
Shareable facts about Americans’ experiences with online dating
Key findings from a Pew Research Center study about online dating.
10 facts about Americans and online dating
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used a dating site or app, but this varies significantly by age and sexual orientation.
Q&A: How and why we studied online dating in the U.S.
Monica Anderson, associate director of internet and technology research, speaks about our latest report on the world of online dating.
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