Susannah Fox will provide a sneak preview of an upcoming report on how people living with cancer use the internet, in addition to an overview of already-released findings on the social life of health information.
Mobile, social technologies are tapping in to a human need to connect with each other, to share, to lend a helping hand, and to laugh. I'd like to start a conversation about health privacy that includes an open dialogue about the risks and benefit...
A synthesis of the Pew Internet Project's most recent research related to health and the participatory news consumer.
Lee Rainie spoke to librarians in Barcelona (May 19, 2010) and Madrid (May 21, 2010) about how libraries can survive in the new media ecosystem. Includes speech text and slides.
Not content to stand by and let other people innovate for them, participant-entrepreneurs are creating the services, devices, and communities they need.
The internet does not replace health professionals, but rather provides a way for people to gather and share information in a rapid-learning system that can best be described as "participatory medicine."
An updated look at the research and definitions around bullying and cyberbullying. Presented to the Youth Online Safety Working Group assembled by NCMEC, Amanda's talk unpacks both what current research can tell us about cyberbullying as well as w...
Face-to-face interaction among teens is holding relatively steady, despite a spike in text messaging.
Information permeates all aspects of our lives and this changes people's behaviors and expectations.
People living with chronic disease are disproportionately offline. And yet, those who are online have a trump card: They have each other. They gather and share information; they learn from their peers; and they just keep going.