As people in advanced economies reach the upper bounds of internet penetration, the digital divide continues to narrow between wealthy and developing countries.
At the same time, the contours of connectivity are shifting: One-in-five Americans (20%) are now ‘smartphone only’ internet users at home.
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.
A global median of 75% want their news media to be unbiased when covering political issues, yet many say the news media do a poor job of reporting on political issues fairly.
Voice-controlled digital assistants are being incorporated into a wide range of consumer products, and many U.S. adults say they now use these applications.
The rise of online streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go has dramatically altered the media habits of Americans, especially young adults.
As the iPhone turns 10 years old this week, take a look back at the broader story about the ways mobile devices have changed how people interact.
Roughly two-thirds of Americans ages 65 and older now get news on a mobile device (67%), a 24-percentage-point increase over the past year.
An analysis of online searches in 2015 and 2016 opens a window into the path and timing of migrant flows from Middle East to Europe.
The growing prevalence of cellphones comes as the typical American household now contains a wide range of connected devices.