Skip to main content
Activities & Pursuits
Technology & Media
Short summaries of our research reports and other project news.
Nov 26, 2013
45% of U.S. adults live with chronic disease. Living with a chronic disease has an independent effect on people’s technology adoption and health behavior
Oct 28, 2013
54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. 18% of cell owners use Instagram and 9% use Snapchat.
Oct 21, 2013
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of them have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.
Oct 10, 2013
Over the past four years, the percent of American adult internet users who share or post videos online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31% today.
Sep 25, 2013
As of May 2013, 15% of American adults ages 18 and older do not use the internet or email. An additional 9% of adults use the internet but lack home access.
Sep 12, 2013
The role of location in digital life is changing as growing numbers of internet users are adding a new layer of location information to their posts, and a majority of smartphone owners use their phones’ location-based services.
Sep 5, 2013
86% of internet users have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when they were using the internet
Aug 26, 2013
Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.
Aug 22, 2013
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
Aug 15, 2013
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online—but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
View All Topics
Search the Pew Internet database of questions
Subscribe by RSS
of cell internet users say they experience slow download speeds that prevent things from loading as quickly as they would like. Of those cell internet users, 46% face slow download speeds weekly or more frequently.
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.