Aaron Smith

Director, Data Labs

Publications
report | Jan 4, 2008

Obama’s YouTube moment

Barack Obama makes an early play for "YouTube moment of the 2008 campaign"

report | Dec 20, 2007

Holiday Data

Full data sets for our Parents-Teens and Digital Footprints surveys are now posted and available for download.

report | Dec 19, 2007

Teens and Social Media

More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.

report | Dec 16, 2007

Digital Footprints

Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.

report | Oct 14, 2007

Teens and Online Stranger Contact

Girls, teens who post photos or profiles show an increased likelihood to be contacted by people with no connection to them or their friends. Girls are more likely to report contact that made them uncomfortable.

report | Oct 1, 2007

Always format your used laptops

Say what you will about the internet--it's certainly helped narrow the line between "doing something stupid" and "doing something stupid in front of millions of witnesses who will now proceed to publicly mock you."

report | Aug 2, 2007

The YouTube Debate Debate

Despite some criticisms of the format, why are the major GOP candidates wary of the YouTube debates?

report | Jul 3, 2007

Home Broadband Adoption 2007

47% of adults have high-speed internet connections at home as of early March 2007, up five percentage points from a year earlier.

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