Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues
Reaching Your Audience in the Digital Age: Key Research Trends to Watch
Aaron Smith will share the Pew Internet Project’s most recent data on the constantly shifting digital ecosystem in the U.S. and highlight some major trends that have emerged since the project’s inception in 1999.
Privacy and Data Management on Mobile Devices
More than half of app users have uninstalled or avoided an app due to concerns about personal information
Politics on Social Networking Sites
Campaign and policy-related material on SNS plays a modest role in influencing most users' views & political activities. Democrats & liberals are the most likely to say the sites have impact and are important.
The Rise of the "Connected Viewer"
52% of adult cell owners use their phones while engaging with televised content; younger audiences are particularly active in these "connected viewing" experiences
Cell Internet Use 2012
17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device. Most do so for convenience, but for some their phone is their only option for online access.
How mobile/social tools are changing the way Americans give to and interact with organizations
Twitter Use 2012
Overall adoption remains steady, but "typical day" usage continues to grow. 8% of online adults now use Twitter on a typical day. African-Americans, young adults, and mobile users stand out for their high rates of Twitter usage.
The Future of Money in a Mobile Age
In a Pew Internet/Elon University survey, internet experts predict that payment with mobile devices will be commonplace by 2020, although a number of potential hurdles and holdouts stand in the way
While increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over the past decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain
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