For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.
Mary Madden and Kathryn Zickuhr presented findings on the rise of e-reading, including reading-device ownership and the general reading habits/preferences of Americans.
Most users choose restricted privacy settings while profile â€œpruningâ€ and unfriending people is on the rise
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden will present the Project's latest research on social media adoption.
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden's presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.
How American teens navigate the new world of "digital citizenship"
Mary will present the Pew Internet Project’s latest data on social media participation among older American adults, including new findings about user motivations and the role of mobile devices.
Women maintain their foothold on social networking site use, and older Americans are still coming aboard. Most users describe their experiences in positive terms.
Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubledâ€”from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.
This presentation highlights new research on teens, young adults and social media use while also identifying a new leading edge group that deserves the same attention: those who own four or more internet-connected devices.