In a brown bag lunch talk given to FTC, FCC and Department of Education staff, Amanda talks about teens and mobile phones - who has them, how they use them and how schools and parents approach and manage the devices in the home and in the classroom.
An updated look at the research and definitions around bullying and cyberbullying. Presented to the Youth Online Safety Working Group assembled by NCMEC, Amanda's talk unpacks both what current research can tell us about cyberbullying as well as w...
Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.
This panel discusses the opportunities and challenges presented by technology for STD prevention. Amanda presents Pew Internet's latest data on the use of technology by teens and young adults for communicating, socializing and information gathering.
This presentation covers recent findings on wireless, mobile internet use, social networks, content creation, blogging, Twitter and sexting among teens and young ...
How and why minor teens are sending sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images via text messaging.
Twenty-six percent of American teens of driving age say they have texted while driving, and half (48%) of all teens ages 12 to 17 say theyâ€™ve been a passenger while a driver has texted behind the wheel.
A look at the changes in demographics of social network users since 2005.
Senior Research Specialist Amanda Lenhart's presentation, "Twitter and Status Updating: Demographics, Mobile Access and News Consumption," given at AoIR 10.0 in Milwaukee, WI on October 8, 2009.
Representatives from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the U.S. Internet Industry Association (USIIA) will discuss the new communities coming online in record numbers in the United St...