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Jun 18, 2010
American adults are just as likely to have texted while driving as teenagers – and substantially more likely than teens to have talked on their cell phones while driving.
Jun 11, 2010
Most experts surveyed in Pew Internet/Elon University study say cloud computing is taking over; some warn about security, privacy, availability of broadband spectrum, and issues related to consumer choice and control.
Jun 3, 2010
69% of adult internet users have used the internet to watch or download video, with 18-29 year-olds leading the way. Comedy video has supplanted news video as the most viewed type of video online.
May 26, 2010
Online reputation-monitoring has increased--57% of adult internet users now use search engines to find information about themselves online, up from 47% in 2006. Young adults actively manage what they share online--71% of social networking users ag...
May 4, 2010
Experts expect online information to be organized in smarter, more useful ways in coming years, but there is a dispute about whether the improvements will match Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s first-proposed, visionary ideals of a fully functioning semantic...
Apr 27, 2010
40% of internet users go online for data about government spending and activities; 31% of online adults use social media and other new tools to access government services and...
Apr 20, 2010
Text messaging rises sharply among teens and is now their most frequent form of communication with friends; 72% of those ages 12-17 now are texters and the average young text user exchanges 1,500 texts per month.
Mar 31, 2010
Most experts surveyed in a new Pew Internet/Elon University study say new tools for networking are transforming bureaucracies.
Mar 24, 2010
Adults living with chronic disease are disproportionately offline in an online world.
Mar 15, 2010
Declines in news audience, revenue, reporting – and a grim picture for economic models for online news. From PEJ's annual State of the News Media report.
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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.