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.
As the share of Americans who say they own a smartphone has increased dramatically over the past decade – from 35% in 2011 to 81% in 2019 – a new Pew Research Center survey finds that the way many people choose to go online is markedly different than in previous years. Today, 37% of U.S. […]
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.
Despite facing more scrutiny, Facebook is used by around seven-in-ten U.S. adults and remains popular across demographic groups.
Many who use social media say they regularly see false or misleading content, but also view these platforms as offering new avenues for political engagement.