What is the internet? Who is an internet user? Research suggests that some people who use the internet may not be aware that they’re doing so.
Our first study of Twitter behavior based on a representative sample of U.S. adult users explores Americans' use of the platform.
Internet non-adoption is linked to certain demographic variables, including age, educational attainment, household income and community type.
The steady growth in adoption that social platforms have experienced in the U.S. over the past decade also appears to be slowing.
Most Americans anticipate widespread job automation in the future, and they generally foresee more negative than positive effects from these advances.
A majority of parents are concerned about the experiences their teen might encounter online. Parents take various actions to monitor and police their teen’s online behavior.
Most Americans believe the health benefits of the MMR vaccine are high and the risks are low. Many favor school-based vaccine requirements.
Facebook and WhatsApp are the most widely used social media platforms and messaging applications in 11 countries around the world.
Mobile phone users see a mix of benefits and pitfalls related to their devices, and Facebook and WhatsApp are among the most widely used digital platforms.
Access to mobile phones and social media is common across emerging economies. People around the world see certain benefits from these technologies, yet there are also concerns about their impact on children.