Online social networking is both about connecting to others through publicily displayed networks and about creating self-expressive content.
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.
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.
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.
The Continuum Continues: Broad Look at Barriers to Internet Access and Use Among American Adolescents
A November 2004 survey of parents and adolescents conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that 13% of teens do not use the internet. This presentation explores the constraints on use and the non-use of the internet by American ...
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 Myspace.com.
One in six internet users has used the internet to sell things and traffic to online classified sites has risen 80% in the past year.
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...
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...
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.