How one man became the chief of a tribe he didn't know existed, thanks to the internet.
Peer-to-peer Healthcare and the C3N Project
Susannah Fox presented Pew Internet's latest research on mobile, social networks, teens, and health.
The civic and community engagement of religiously active Americans
Those who are active in church, religious, or spiritual organizations are often more deeply involved in their communities than those who are not members of such groups.
Where People Get Information about Restaurants and Local Businesses
The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued.
Why Americans use social media
Social networking sites are appealing as a way to maintain contact with close ties and reconnect with old friends.
Libraries and learning communities (video & slides)
Director Lee Rainie gave a keynote address at the Internet Librarian conference that examined the potential role librarians can play in “learning communities” – both physical and virtual. Includes video and slides.
Medicine 2.0: Peer-to-peer healthcare
Peer-to-peer healthcare is a way for people to do what they have always done - lend a hand, lend an ear, lend advice - but at internet speed and at internet scale.
The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.
Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare
How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.
Social networking sites and our lives
How people's trust, personal relationships, and civic and political involvement are connected to their use of social network sites and other technologies.
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