Women More Likely than Men to Keep Social Media Profiles Private
There is a significant gender gap when it comes to the way social media users manage their online profiles: 67% of women (but just 48% of men) restrict access to friends only.
Kids, Privacy and Online Drama
Amanda Lenhart, danah boyd, and Alice Marwick will discuss the ways young people interact online, how they manage their privacy, and common misconceptions of adults when it comes to cyberbullying.
Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us (Slides)
Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden's presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.
Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites
How American teens navigate the new world of "digital citizenship"
Teens' parents and their technology profile
The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.
Older Adults and Social Media
Mary will present the Pew Internet Project’s latest data on social media participation among older American adults, including new findings about user motivations and the role of mobile devices.
Use of video-sharing sites jumps since last year – 71% of online adults use such sites now
Use of video-sharing sites jumps since last year – 71% of online adults use such sites now. Rural internet users have caught up to others in their use of these sites, and minorities are more likely than whites to visit them.
71% of online adults now use video-sharing sites
Fully 71% of online Americans use video-sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. Rural internet users have caught up to others in their use of these sites, and minorities are more likely than whites to visit them.
Teen data resources at pewresearch.org/internet
A brief overview of our teens research and resources, including some brand-new data offerings.
"How Do [They] Even Do That?" Myths and Facts About the Impact of Technology on the Lives of American Teens
This talk explores commonly held assumptions about how teens and young adults use technology. Do teens really send that many text messages a day? Is Twitter the next big thing among young adults? Are landlines obsolete?
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