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Dec 4, 2013Associated Press
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.
"I worry a ...
Nov 26, 2013Medical Daily
Chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer are considered preventable even though they account for well over half of the United States’ cost on health care treatments. Results of a recent survey conducted by the Pew Resea...
Nov 23, 2013The Daily Dot
In a recent study of cellphone use, the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that just over one-third of Internet of cellphone owners users reported to mostly going online using their mobile devices. This group, which Pew labeled “cell mostl...
Nov 14, 2013Mashable
But to believe that Snapchat is worth its alleged valuation, to justify that financial hubris, you have to say that Snapchat has the potential to become not just as valuable as Instagram, but four times as valuable as Instagram. Let's compare the ...
Nov 13, 2013Washington Post
So who are these Americans who remain disconnected from the online world?
“They are disproportionately older,” says Kathryn Zickuhr, who wrote the Pew study. According to the survey, which was done in May, 9 percent of non-Internet users ...
Nov 6, 2013Wall Street Journal
The nation's new chief telecommunications regulator said ensuring competition will be a top priority, signaling that he'll keep a close watch over an industry concentrated among a handful of dominant players.
"The first goal ought to be t...
Nov 5, 2013Marketwatch
If your kids aren’t on Facebook, where are they? Try Snapchat. There’s no need to burn after reading: This app’s files self-destruct. The service is desig...
Nov 4, 2013AFP
A Pew Research Center report this year showed Facebook remains on top, used by 90 percent of teens, but that Twitter had doubled in popularity among teens.
"Twitter is meeting a need for a sense of simplicity," said Pew researcher Amanda ...
Nov 4, 2013CNN
In May, a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project included focus groups with teens who said their enthusiasm for Facebook had waned. They cited the increasing presence of adults on the site, as well as stressful "drama" among friends.
Nov 3, 2013Marketwatch
Of course, teenagers rarely hang together in one place for long. They are doing what kids their age do: Form their own cliques and spend more time on other lesser-known niche sites, which are quietly nibbling away at Facebook’s dominance. [...] (T...
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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.