In November 2010, 8% of online adults used the platform. As of January 2014, 19% of online adults were using Twitter.
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Twitter's announcement on Sept. 12 that it planned to go public with an initial public offering follows seven years of growth in the user of the social media platform.
A small share of Americans still connect to the internet at home via dial-up.
Social networking sites remain most popular among young adults, but other age groups continue to increase their engagement
Today, Facebook announced it will let users take and share short videos by way of Instagram, its photo-sharing app. This feature will likely compete with Twitter’s popular new short video application, Vine. Social networking has grown faster and changed more than any other internet activity during the lifespan of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American […]
Are you planning to wish your mom a Happy Mother’s Day on Facebook? If so, you’re not alone. “Moms” (defined as women with a child or children under the age of 18 living at home) are especially likely to be Facebook users, even compared with dads, or with other women, according to Pew Research Center’s 2012 […]
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Young adults are more likely than older adults to use social media. Women, African-Americans, and Latinos show high interest in sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.