The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers.
Why mobile phone users texted millions of dollars in aid to Haiti earthquake relief and how they got their friends to do the same
The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued.
The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.
Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.
Just under half (46%) of cell phone and tablet users who have downloaded apps say they have paid for an app at some point.
The share of cell phone owners who download apps nearly doubles in two years, but just 46% of downloaders have paid for an app.
Key findings from a survey report on tablet news consumption by the Project for Excellence in collaboration with the Economist Group.
Director Lee Rainie lectured at New York University about the impact of digital technologies on the ways that people get advertising and relate to corporations.