Amanda Lenhart

Former Director of Teens and Technology Research at the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

presentation | Jun 22, 2006

Social Networking Websites

Online social networking is both about connecting to others through publicily displayed networks and about creating self-expressive content.

report | Mar 5, 2006

Online Dating

There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.

presentation | Feb 28, 2006

The Meaning of Blogging

Amanda Lenhart appeared with blogger Glenn Reynolds on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on NPR. She spoke about the role of blogs in the new information environment. The show can be accessed here.

presentation | Feb 17, 2006

Parents and Teens: Filters & Content Creation

This presentation covers two main themes -- what are parents currently doing to protect their children from unwanted content, and how are adolescent and adult internet users producing and sharing their own content online.

presentation | Feb 1, 2006

Teens Create Their Own Space Online

Amanda Lenhart joins Talk of the Nation with guests danah boyd and Parry Aftab in a series of interviews on the phenomenon of the popular social networking website

report | Sep 9, 2005

Reconnecting to the Network After Katrina

In a natural disaster where most lines of communication have been severed, including telephone, cellular phone, cable and fiber optic, how do 100,000’s of displaced people get access to the internet? Community Technology organizations step into th...

report | Sep 2, 2005

From the VCR to the Internet—some things never change

There’s the old saw that if you can’t program your VCR (or now maybe DVD or even TIVO?) you should just hand the remote to the nearest child. Recent data collected by the Pew Internet Project suggest that the same is true when it comes to the inte...

report | Jul 27, 2005

Teens and Technology

Today's American teens live in a world enveloped by communications technologies; the internet and cell phones have become a central force that fuels the rhythm of daily life.

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