A median of 78% of mobile phone owners in emerging countries used their devices for texting.
It’s a question not many consider given how embedded the internet is in their lives. The typical web user has 25 online accounts, ranging from email to social media profiles and bank accounts, according to a 2007 study from Microsoft. But families, companies and legislators are just starting to sort out who owns and has access to these accounts after someone has died.
Most Americans say there are some circumstances in which doctors and nurses should allow a patient to die, but a growing minority says that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patient’s life in all circumstances.
Lee Rainie shows how the large, loosely knit social circles of networked individuals expand opportunities for learning, problem solving, decision making, and personal interaction.
How the new media ecosystem has affected marketing
Many companies are competing to provide consumers with ways to stream content among all their digital devices, but there's still a segment of Americans who own only one device -- a cell-phone.
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie will discuss= the new media ecosystem with leaders of community foundations from Western states and several other locales.
Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.
Lee Rainie described the new media ecology and how “networked individuals” get, share and create information.
Lee Rainie discussed the findings of the most recent expert surveys on the future of the internet.