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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Oct 24, 2013New York Times
In a prospectus released for investors last week, the company said its worldwide monthly users grew to 232 million in the third quarter, up from closer to 200 million early this year. Read More
Oct 21, 2013USA TODAY
Online dating and its newer relative — mobile dating apps — are increasingly a go-to option to meet a romantic partner, according to a Pew Research Center report that finds 11% of American adults have used either. Among those who have, 66% have go...
Oct 21, 2013Associated Press
Online dating is shedding its stigma as a refuge for the desperate, but people who use sites such as Match.com and eHarmony are still in the minority.
Thirty-eight percent of Americans who are "single and looking" say they've used an o...
Oct 21, 2013TLDR
Millions of Americans don't use the internet at all. Some don't have access because of poverty, geography, or age. But some just never logged on. This week, Alex goes on a quest to find a unicorn—someone who lives a life just like his, but entirel...
Oct 21, 2013NBC News
Match.com, eHarmony, OkCupid: People looking for love online have many options.
About 1 in 10 Americans has tried at least one of these options, according to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project survey. Of those, two-thirds have ...
Oct 10, 2013The Washington Post
Last week, after a video of a woman quitting her job went viral, a mother in Portsmouth, N.H., quickly created a parody of the buzzy clip with hopes of carving out her own slice of Internet fame.
In the span of a lunch hour, Brenna Jenn...
Oct 10, 2013NBC News
Four years ago, most of us didn't have smartphones or tablets that let us share videos wherever and whenever we wanted; now we do, and our appetite for doing that is huge: The percent of American adult Internet users who post videos online has mor...
Oct 2, 2013Associated Press
There's a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it's not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It's something more familiar, and might even be just down the street: the public library.
Oct 2, 2013CBS News
The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period, according to CBS D.C.
Sep 27, 2013Mashable
"Typing your name into a search engine to see what results come up was initially referred to as a 'vanity search' in the early days of the Internet, but increasingly, it has become an important way to check up on the most publicly accessible digit...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.