Asked to predict how technology will change over the next decade, hundreds of experts agree that trends now underway will make the internet more important even as it becomes less visible in daily life.
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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.
Among the experts who contributed to this project were some of the most prominent Internet analysts of our generation. Here we highlight the predictions of some of the people most deeply involved in shaping our digital present. New business models, Internet voting, privacy, MOOCs Vint Cerf, Google vice president and chief Internet evangelist, predicted, “There […]
Pew Research Center's Amanda Lenhart and Lee Rainie took questions from readers about our "Teens and Tech" report in a Facebook chat conducted March 14, 2013.
Majorities of AP and NWP teachers in the study see digital tools having several distinct, beneficial impacts on student writing, including providing a broader audience for student work, encouraging creativity and personal expression in a multitude of formats, and offering more opportunities for collaboration, interaction and feedback. Many teachers say that taken together, these three […]
A timeline of the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989.
Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research's data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
Racially diverse, economically stressed and politically liberal, Millennials are building their own networks through social media – rather than through political parties, organized religion or marriage. Half now call themselves political independents, the highest share of any generation.