This presentation covers the technology world of teenagers and college students and discusses six realities of the lives of "digital natives" that are especially important for their institutions and their teachers to know.
Recent research looking at teens’ online behaviors and communications choices demonstrates that social networking activity is just one element of a larger shift towards greater engagement with participatory media.
Teens and parents are taking steps both technical and non-technical to protect themselves/teens online, including on social networking websites.
More than half (55%) of all online American youths ages 12-17 use online social networking sites.
Some critics have assailed Time magazine’s choice for 2006 Person of the Year in recent days, calling the editors’ selection of “You” with a mirror on the cover gimmicky. But this wasn’t the first unconventional choice for Time’s honor – or the first time a group of people was selected. PEJ takes stock of Time’s past Persons of the Year from 1927 on.
Now that the election is long past and the Mark Foley scandal is perhaps a slightly less inflammatory subject, we can address some of the inquiries that we’ve gotten about young people and instant messaging.
More than a third or 35% of online adults create content online, and 57% of teenagers 12-17 make their own content to post to the Web. Younger users and home broadband users are the most avid content creators, and most post their creations online ...
Recent Pew Internet Project research examines technology use by teenagers and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.
This presentation covers the media and communications environment of today's teenagers and young adults and how that new environment has affected their expectations and behaviors about media, communication, and creation.
A summary document of Pew Internet Project data on youth and technology prepared in advance of testimony by Pew Internet staffer Amanda Lenhart at the House Telecom subcommittee hearings.