Amanda Lenhart

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

presentation | Apr 25, 2008

Teens, Online Stranger Contact & Harassment: What the data tell us

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...

report | Apr 4, 2008

Teens and Privacy Story on NPR

Pew Internet Project researcher Mary Madden recently appeared on "All Things Considered" to discuss teens, social networking and privacy choices online.

report | Dec 19, 2007

Teens and Social Media

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.

report | Sep 24, 2007

Teens, Video Games and Time Use

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...

report | Sep 18, 2007

Online Worlds and Screen Time

Social networks for younger kids – Are online communities and avatar-based social worlds encouraging obesity?

report | Sep 13, 2007

OMG Carl Kasell Wants to Be My Friend!?

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.

presentation | Aug 16, 2007

A Timeline of Teens and Technology

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.

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