Report | Jan 28, 2009
Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.

Report | Jan 14, 2009
Adults and Social Network Websites

The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has more than quadrupled in the past four years -- from 8% in 2005 to 35% at the end of 2008.

Presentation | Jan 9, 2009
Teens and the internet

This presentation pulls together the latest Pew Internet data about how teens use the internet, their cell phones, and other technology. It explores how the world of digital natives is different from their predecessors.

Report | Dec 29, 2008
Teens and Gaming Data Set Posted

The data set for our 2008 survey on teens, gaming and civic engagement is now posted for download on our site.

Report | Dec 7, 2008
Adults and Video Games

Over half of American adults play video games, and four in five young adults play games. Computers are the most popular gaming device, though young adults prefer gaming consoles. Virtual worlds only draw a small crowd.

Report | Nov 17, 2008
Youth online safety resource now available

The Internet Safety Task Force, has spent the last year looking at online safety, including pre-existing research, research gaps and available solutions. As a part of the process, Andrew S...

Presentation | Nov 2, 2008
Teens, Video Games and Civics: What the Research is Telling Us

In this presentation, Amanda discusses the Teens, Video Games and Civics report in-depth. She covers the basic demographics of teen gamers and the game-playing habits of American youth, as well as the social nature of game play and the relationshi...

Report | Oct 14, 2008
Modding: Games and Web 2.0

When scholars discuss elements of gaming that hold promise for engaging youth and connecting games to learning, one thing they often point to is modding.

Report | Oct 6, 2008
One third of video gaming teens use cheats

Deep in our recent report Teens, Video Gaming and Civics was a nugget about cheats. Not cheat-ing, but the use of "cheats" or codes to open additional content in the game

Report | Sep 23, 2008
Cell Phones and the 2008 Vote: An Update

As in two preceding tests, a new survey shows that including cell phone interviews results in slightly more support for Obama and slightly less for McCain.

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