Driven by a single-year surge of 24% in Hispanic enrollment, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds attending college in the United States hit an all-time high of 12.2 million in October 2010.
A brief overview of our teens research and resources, including some brand-new data offerings.
“How Do [They] Even Do That?” Myths and Facts About the Impact of Technology on the Lives of American Teens
This talk explores commonly held assumptions about how teens and young adults use technology. Do teens really send that many text messages a day? Is Twitter the next big thing among young adults? Are landlines obsolete?
“When I text I can say just what I want to say:” Gender and Adolescents’ Use of Text Messaging with Peers
This symposium at SRCD's biennial meeting examines how adolescent boys and girls communicate with peers via text messaging.
Today’s 18 to 29 year olds – members of the so-called Millennial Generation – see parenthood and marriage differently than today’s thirty-somethings (members of Generation X) did back when they were in their late teens and twenties, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center survey findings. Unlike their older counterparts, Millennials value parenthood much more than marriage.
Kristen Purcell presents Pew Internet findings on teen communication and social media use as part of a joint webinar with the Girl Scout Research Institute. (Updated with slides)
While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.
A "heat map" showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet