More people look for dates online than for home furnishings, health and personal-care items and several other types of consumer goods.
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of them have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.
About two-thirds of social networkers in 20 countries say they use the sites to share views about music and movies.
85% of the adults who use social media report that people are usually kind on the sites. At the same time, 49% have witnessed mean and offensive behavior and they usually respond by ignoring it.
Throughout human history, poets, balladeers and songwriters have celebrated the idea that there's just one true love for every living soul. Only 28% of today's Americans agree.
Teens, Adults and Sexting: Data on sending/receiving sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude photos by Americans
Teens and adults use their cell phones to transmit and receive suggestive images - a practice often called "sexting." This talk outlines the demographics of who is sending and receiving these images and under what circumstances. Further, focus gro...
Most experts surveyed in the latest Pew Internet/Elon University study say social benefits of Internet use far outweigh negatives; some say it robs time, exposes private information, engenders intolerance.
Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving.
How and why minor teens are sending sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images via text messaging.
How the internet and mobile phones impact Americans' social networks.