Lee Rainie, director of internet and technology research at the Pew Research Center, discussed the Center’s latest research at the Public Library Association’s 2018 meeting.
An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts – not human beings.
The trends in Americans' views of social media tell a complex story. Read about the dynamics of Americans' feelings toward social media.
Experts are split on whether the coming years will see less misinformation online. Those who foresee improvement hope for technological and societal solutions. Others say bad actors using technology can exploit human vulnerabilities.
Lee Rainie, director of internet and technology research at Pew Research Center, discussed recent findings about the prevalence and impact of online harassment at the Cyber Health and Safety Virtual Summit: 41% of American adults have been harassed online and 66% have witnessed harassment. The findings come from the Center’s recent report on these issues.
Lee Rainie, director of internet and technology research at Pew Research Center, presented these findings at the International Monetary Fund/World Bank’s Youth Dialogue and its program, “A World Without Work?” The findings tie to several pieces of research at the Center, including reports on the state of American jobs, automation in everyday life, and the future of jobs training programs.
Many experts say lack of trust won't hinder increased public reliance on the internet. Some expect trust to grow as tech and regulatory changes arise; others think it will worsen or maybe change entirely.
Lee Rainie, director of internet and technology research at Pew Research Center, delivered this keynote speech at the New Media and Society conference in Toronto on July 29, 2017.
Lee Rainie, director of internet, science and technology, presented findings about Americans’ trust in scientists at the Aspen Ideas Festival, on June 27. He was part of a section of the Festival called, “The Genetic Revolution, Unintended Consequences, and the Public Trust.”
Lee Rainie, director of Internet, Science and Technology research at the Pew Research Center, described the Center’s research about public views related to facts and trust after the 2016 election at UPCEA's “Summit on Online Leadership.”