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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Sep 25, 2013AFP
The survey released Wednesday found that in addition to the 15 percent of adults who don't use the Internet on any device, another nine percent say they only go online at their workplace.
The report by the Pew Research Center found a wh...
Sep 25, 2013Associated Press
The Internet has become so entwined in their lives that many Americans might have trouble coping without it. But a new survey found that some 15 percent of Americans — about 1 in 7 — don't use the Internet at all. Most of them prefer it that way.
Sep 25, 2013The Washington Post
You're reading this on the Internet right now, but some 15 percent of American adults aren't online -- and the Pew Internet and American Life Project just released new data on them.
So who are these people? Unsurprisingly, they tend to ske...
Sep 17, 2013AFP
A majority of Americans use their mobile phones to access the Internet, and a growing number use their handsets as their primary online device, a survey showed Monday.
The Pew Research Center survey found 63 percent of mobile phone owners...
Sep 17, 2013CNN
When your smartphone makes it so easy to connect to the Internet, why bother firing up a clunky desktop or laptop computer?
Two-thirds of cell-phone owning Americans use their phones to surf the Web and check e-mail, according to the late...
Sep 12, 2013The Globe and Mail
More Americans are putting themselves on the map, at least when it comes to using location services like maps, Foursquare-like checkins and other geo-location services.
Not everything our continental cousins do automatically translates ...
Sep 12, 2013AFP
Most US smartphone owners use their device's location service for directions or other purposes but only a small percentage share their location with friends and others, a survey showed Thursday.
The Pew Research Center's Internet Proje...
Sep 12, 2013MediaPost
A new survey indicates that people are becoming more comfortable with sharing their location via social media. Almost a third (30%) of adult social media users say at least one of their accounts is currently set up to include their location in pos...
Sep 5, 2013Boston Globe
Indeed, even at a time when teens’ mobile access to the Internet has increased dramatically — 37 percent have smartphones, up from 23 percent in 2011 — the number of parents who say they use parental controls or other means of blocking or filterin...
Sep 5, 2013USA Today
There was a time in the not-too-distant past when bringing a cellphone or other hand-held digital device to school could earn a kid detention or a visit to the principal's office.
Today, however, many schools aren't just allowing kids t...
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of smartphone owners use a geosocial service to “check in” to certain locations or share their location with friends
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.