At the request of the Internet Safety Task Force, Amanda Lenhart presented the Pew Internet Project's most recent data on online stranger contact, cyberbullying, the steps that teens take to ensure (or not) their online privacy and the ways in whi...
Writing, Technology & Teens: The Findings of the Pew Internet Project and the National Commission on Writing
This presentation offers an overview of the findings and insights from the Writing, Technology and Teens report.
Pew Internet Project researcher Mary Madden recently appeared on "All Things Considered" to discuss teens, social networking and privacy choices online.
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.
A short overview of recent data from the Pew Internet Project and others on teens and online safety.
An article in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine asks how adolescents spent their time, specifically looking at gaming in relation to other online and offline activities, and the relationship between time spent in various ac...
Social networks for younger kids – Are online communities and avatar-based social worlds encouraging obesity?
I logged into my Facebook account the other day to check on something, and I flicked over to my friend requests page after noticing that there was a new one. It was (allegedly) from Carl Kasell, NPR radio personality.
On Monday, an interview I did with Lexi Ramage of Youth Voices on social networks and perceptions of safety aired
After covering the basics of internet use, this keynote walks the viewer through a timeline of technology in the life of a high school senior and reflects on the technological realities of their lives today.