How Americans see digital privacy issues amid the COVID-19 outbreak
The coronavirus outbreak has brought privacy and surveillance concerns to the forefront. Here's what Americans think about those issues.
Most Americans support right to have some personal info removed from online searches
The ability to keep personal information from being searchable online is at the crux of the debate around the "right to be forgotten."
About one-in-five Americans use a smart watch or fitness tracker
Around three-in-ten Americans living in households earning $75,000 or more a year say they regularly wear a smart watch or fitness tracker.
Disabled Americans are less likely to use technology
Even as a growing share of disabled Americans report going online or owning a smartphone, the digital divide between those who have a disability and those who don’t remains large.
Health issues topped the list of scientific studies reaching wide audiences in 2016
Health care policy, space and evolution led the way.
Cancer Communication in the Digital Age
Susannah Fox will present the latest research on social media and health at a workshop hosted by the President’s Cancer Panel at the National Cancer Institute: "Cancer Communication: In the Digital Era, Opportunities Amongst the Challenges."
Health Information Online
Susannah Fox will be on a panel entitled, “What Information Do Patients Want and Need?” at the annual meeting of the National Quality Forum.
The Intersection of Health Care, Social Media, and Digital Strategy
Susannah Fox presented the Pew Research Center's latest findings on social media and health.
The social life of health information
Our national survey finds that seven-in-ten (72%) adult internet users say they have searched online for information about a range of health issues, the most popular being specific diseases and treatments.
Few Americans track their weight, diet or exercise online
Among the 6-in-10 Americans who say they track their weight, diet or exercise routine, 9% say they use online or app tools.
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