Americans are spreading their book consumption across several formats, and the use of audiobooks is on the rise.
Millennials have often led older Americans in their adoption and use of technology. But there has also been significant growth in tech adoption in recent years among older generations.
How many U.S. adults use the internet? There are a lot of sources with answers to this question. Yet these different sources can be tricky to reconcile.
Most cellphone-using teens say their phone is a way to pass time. Similarly large shares use their phone to connect with others or learn new things.
A median of 65% across 11 emerging economies say it is the government’s responsibility to ensure equal access to reliable internet service.
Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to own a computer or have high speed internet at home. But smartphones are helping to bridge these differences.
As mobile devices have become more widespread, the share of American adults saying that they go online "almost constantly" has increased since 2015.
Those 60 and older now spend more than half of their daily leisure time, four hours and 16 minutes, in front of screens.
Today, 37% of Americans go online mostly using a smartphone, and these devices are increasingly cited as a reason for not having a high-speed internet connection at home.
Rural Americans have made large gains in adopting digital technology over the past decade, but they generally remain less likely than urban or suburban adults to have home broadband or own a smartphone.