In-depth case studies in three disparate cities (Denver, Macon and Sioux City) show that local news still matters, with nearly nine-in-ten city residents following it closely.
In November 2010, 8% of online adults used the platform. As of January 2014, 19% of online adults were using Twitter.
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.
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 […]