Email remains the most important digital tool for workers. Just 7% of online job holders say the internet makes them less productive at work, but 36% say they spend more time working because of the internet and cell phones.
A majority of Americans feel that their privacy is being challenged along such core dimensions as the security of their personal information and their ability to retain confidentiality.
28% of registered voters use their cell phone to follow political news, and 16% follow political figures on social media.
Two of every five U.S. households have no landline phones, but the growth rate of cord-cutting slowed last year.
The Supreme Court will hear two cases this term about whether police can search the contents of a mobile device without a warrant.
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 55% of those ages 25 to 32 have posted a “selfie” on a social media site; no other generation is nearly as inclined to do this.
The World Wide Web, which turns 25 years old this March, is embedded in the lives of Americans: 87% now use the internet, up from just 14% in 1995. This explosive adoption has changed the way Americans get their news, perform their jobs, engage with their government and communicate with friends and family.
A median of 78% of mobile phone owners in emerging countries used their devices for texting.
A majority of Kenyans make or receive payments using cell phones.
Technology usage is strongly correlated with national income across the countries surveyed.