What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?
With Facebook's announcement of the rollout of "Facebook Messages," we offer our data on teens' communication landscape as context for understanding the potential implications of the new feature.
In this talk, presented to the Family Online Safety Institute's annual conference in November 2010, senior research specialist Amanda Lenhart discussed the safety issues that arise as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens.
Mobile health technology is being used to reach adolescent populations from different cultural backgrounds. Susannah Fox will add Pew Internet's data about health, mobile, and teens to the discussion.
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...
Mobile phones have become the hub of teens' communication with peers and others, and is increasingly a source of information as well as connection to others. This talk presents data about which teens have mobile phones, how they use them - texting...
Kristen Purcell and Amanda Lenhart will be speaking at the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Above the Influence Campaign Summit, sharing Pew Internet data on teen internet use and communication trends that local ONDCP partners can use to i...
Adults make just as many calls, but text less often than teens. Americans say their mobile phones make them feel safer and more connected, but are irritated by cell intrusions and rudeness by other users.
Native-born Latinos are more likely than their foreign-born counterparts to go online and to use cell phones, according to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center.
Tech experts generally believe that today's tech-savvy young people will retain their willingness to share personal information online even as they get older and take on more responsibilities.