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May 22, 2013danah boyd
Yesterday, Pew Internet and American Life Project (in collaboration with Berkman) unveiled a brilliant report about “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.” As a researcher who’s been in the trenches on these topics for a long time now, none of their f...
May 22, 2013Pacific Standard
Today’s teenagers are, in the eyes of Pew, walking contradictions, increasingly open despite their understanding of privacy risks (and mastery of the tools needed to combat them). But this data isn’t necessarily new or groundbreaking or indicative...
May 21, 2013Associated Press
Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information...
May 15, 2013The Washington Post
On the photo-sharing app Instagram, search the keywords #Fairfax, #Rockville or #DC and up pops hundreds of photos from children. Among them, until recently, were many from Kyle, a 12-year-old. His full name, Gaithersburg middle school and favorit...
May 14, 2013PBS MediaShift
The level of people’s political participation online in 2012 has increased since 2008 — with 72 percent of all Americans participating in at least one activity, such as posting links to political stories or following elected officials, according t...
May 3, 2013Education Week
Kathryn Zickuhr, research analyst at the Pew Internet Project, believes parents' connections to libraries are particularly impressive given parents' higher rates of ownership—compared to other adults—of techno-tools like smartphones, computers, an...
May 3, 2013New York Times
Several years ago Garrison Phillips, a retired actor, bought himself a Dell computer. He soon recognized that he didn’t know what to do with it. “I needed instruction,” he told me in an interview conducted — perhaps surprisingly — by e-mail. “The ...
May 1, 2013Digital Book World
According to new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, parents see libraries as very important community resources. Libraries’ digital books and technologies are a major draw for families.
Parents value ...
May 1, 2013Deseret News
The survey found that among all adults, parents are more likely to have library cards, visit the library, use the library website and participate in programs there, said Lee Rainie, who directs the Internet and American Life Project for Pew.
May 1, 2013Publishers Weekly
In two previous surveys released over the last year, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that, despite the charge of technology, libraries remain popular among the American public. And in a follow-up report release...
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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.