An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated Twitter accounts – not human beings.
Science-related Facebook pages draw millions of followers but 'news you can use' posts or ads outnumber ones about scientific discoveries.
Read key findings from an analysis that looks into the public's interest in guns as potential consumer products, rather than as a subject of general interest.
As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 26% of American adults now report that they go online almost constantly.
Though Americans increasingly listen to audiobooks, print books remain the most popular format for reading.
Age, household income, and education are key indicators of a person’s likelihood to be offline.
Facebook and YouTube dominate the social media landscape. But younger Americans, especially those ages 18 to 24, stand out in using a variety of platforms like Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter.
Americans agree that certain behaviors – like direct personal threats – constitute online harassment. But they are more divided on others, such as sending unkind messages or publicly sharing a private conversation.
In the past year, Pew Research Center has explored a range of tech-related topics in the news – from online harassment to fake news to net neutrality. Here are some key findings from our research on these and other technology issues.
Having access to the internet did not lead to more online exploration for some new internet users, and some had difficulties with the tablets.