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Below are select infographics from past reports, presentations, and commentaries.
Apr 25, 2013
Online traditional political activities are most popular among the well-educated and the financially well-off
More in: Politics, Social Networking
Feb 12, 2013
The internet can be used as a diagnostic tool, for peer-to-peer healthcare, and for self-tracking. We look at the statistics behind these activities.
More in: Health
Jan 25, 2013
We asked people whether they would use a variety of possible new activities and features at libraries. Our list was weighted towards services that are rooted in technology and allow more tech-related interactions with libraries and at them.
More in: Libraries, Mobile
Dec 20, 2012
A snapshot of the reading and library habits within the different types of communities studied.
More in: Communities, Libraries
Nov 29, 2012
The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. Here's a summary of our latest data.
More in: Politics
Nov 25, 2012
Over time, the number of American adult cell phone owners performing specific activities on their cell phones has grown.
More in: Mobile
Sep 26, 2012
A snapshot of the profiles of the different types of communities studied.
More in: Communities, News
Sep 17, 2012
Smartphone ownership reached a tipping point in 2012, where more Americans are buying them to take advantage of applications and other sophisticated web-enabled features compared to traditional cell phones. Pew Internet has been tracking trends in ce...
Jul 24, 2012
According to our April 2012 survey, 82% of American adults use the internet and 66% have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Here's a closer look at internet use versus broadband use by various demographic groups.
More in: Broadband
Jun 28, 2012
As of early 2012, 88% of American adults have a cell phone, 58% have a desktop computer, 61% have a laptop, 18% own an e-book reader, and 18% have a tablet computer. Here’s a closer look at the demographic breakdown of U.S. adult gadget ownership.
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of cell owners receive unwanted sales or marketing calls at one time or another. And 25% of cell owners encounter this problem at least a few times a week 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.