Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
Yahoo! today confirmed that it’s buying 6-year-old blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Who uses Tumblr? We consulted the recent report on social media demographics from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project to find out: Only 6% of Internet users surveyed in late 2012 reported using Tumblr, versus two-thirds for Facebook. Three […]
Research analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed key findings from the Pew Research Center's multi-year study of public libraries, as well as larger trends in how Americans use technology.
Amanda Lenhart spoke at the National Academies “Health, Safety & Well-Being of Young Adults” Symposium on May 7 in Washington, D.C.
Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies
Pew Research Center's Amanda Lenhart and Lee Rainie took questions from readers about our "Teens and Tech" report in a Facebook chat conducted March 14, 2013.
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
Lee Rainie will present Pew Internet data at the Young Adult Library Services Association's Summit on Libraries & Teens regarding teens libraries in today's digital world.
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children's online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety