We interviewed Arun Sundararajan, a professor of information, operations and management sciences at New York University, and a leading expert on the sharing economy. Sundararajan is the author of the recently released book “The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism.”
Digital technology has ushered in a slew of new shared, collaborative and on-demand online services ranging from virtual marketplaces to home sharing. Our report examines the scope and impact of these services.
America’s love affair with the car is well-documented, but many U.S. adults also rely on a bus, train or subway to get around. One-in-ten Americans (11%) say they take public transportation on a daily or weekly basis, according to a new Pew Research Center survey conducted in late 2015, but who is taking public transit […]
For SXSW, we gathered key facts about Americans' views and uses of technology.
Smartphone use that goes beyond routine calls and text messages does not appear to be slowing.
The analysis in this blog post on smartphone use is based on a Pew Research Center survey conducted June 10, 2015 through July 12, 2015 among a national sample of 2,001 adults, 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.
Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.
Parents monitor their teen’s digital activities in a number of ways, such as checking browser histories or social media profiles, but using technical means like parental controls is less common.
Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.