In most countries surveyed, around nine-in-ten or more adults are online. In South Korea, 99% of adults use the internet.
With our shift to using NPORS for studying topics like the digital divide, Americans can now respond by mail or online. This change in approach sets us up to continue studying tech adoption long into the future.
Today, 52% of Americans are more concerned than excited about AI in daily life, compared with just 10% who say they are more excited than concerned.
Roughly one-in-five teenagers who have heard of ChatGPT say they have used it to help them do their schoolwork.
As they watch the splashy emergence of generative artificial intelligence and an array of other AI applications, experts participating in a new Pew Research Center canvassing say they have deep concerns about people's and society's overall well-being. At the same time, they expect to see great benefits in health care, scientific advances and education
Just 14% of all U.S. adults say they have used ChatGPT for entertainment, to learn something new, or for their work.
In less than a decade, the share of Americans who go “cashless” in a typical week has increased by double digits.
PayPal is used by a majority of U.S. adults (57%). Smaller shares report ever using Venmo (38%), Zelle (36%) or Cash App (26%).
Most workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home say they are fine with the amount of time they spend on video calls.
Adoption of key technologies by those in the oldest age group has grown markedly since about a decade ago.