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Dec 16, 2010Kathryn Zickuhr
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
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More in: Generations, Teens, Seniors
There are distinct differences among the seven groups we survey, from teens (ages 12-17) through the G.I. Generation (age 75+).
Dec 30, 2007Lee Rainie, Leigh Estabrook, Evans Witt
There are several major findings in this report. One is this: For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources.
More in: Libraries, Health, Decision Making, Government, Education, Generations
Mar 16, 2007Mary Madden
This presentation highlights recent Pew Internet Project research with a special focus on the adoption of social media applications among teenagers and adults in the U.S.
More in: Web 2.0, Generations, Libraries
Sep 28, 2006Lee Rainie
Young workers who have grown up with the internet, cell phones, video games, iPods, and digital cameras are different from their elders. Those who are now hiring the young "digital natives" need to know how their new world has shaped their behavior a...
More in: Work, Teens, Education, Future of the Internet, New Media Ecology, Generations
Jun 7, 2006Lee Rainie
This speech describes how the internet is forcing change in learnnig and work environments, as well as how people are using digital media in different ways from the past.
More in: New Media Ecology, Education, Work, Generations, Technology User Types
Hiawatha Bray, The Boston Globe
Apr 1, 2006
As more members of the baby boom generation near retirement, experts foresee a surging number of older Internet users... But experts say there's a shortage of Internet resources tailored to the needs and interests of older people. Fox noted that many...
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Michel Marriott, The New York Times
Mar 31, 2006
The sharpest growth in Internet access and use is among young people. But blacks and other members of minorities of various ages are also merging onto the digital information highway as never before.
According to a Pew national survey of people 18...
More in: Generations, Race and Ethnicity
Mar 23, 2006Lee Rainie
This is a discussion of the eight realities of technology and social experience that are shaping the world of today's teens and twenty-somethings.
More in: Teens, Education, Gaming, Libraries, Generations, Future of the Internet, New Media Ecology
Jan 22, 2006Susannah Fox, Mary Madden
Internet users ages 12 to 28 years old have embraced the online applications that enable communicative, creative, and social uses. Internet users ages 29 to 69 years old are more likely to engage in online activities that require some capital.
More in: Generations, Seniors, Teens
Tom Zeller Jr., The New York Times
Jan 22, 2006
“Joe Hanson, 22, of Chicago likes to watch television, but rarely on his TV. A folder on his computer lists an inventory of downloaded cable and network programming - the kind of thing that makes traditional media executives shudder.He is an avid gam...
More in: Generations
Jun 7, 2005
This data set includes questions about spyware, adware, and related computer problems. Data set also includes questions asked of non-internet users about why they do not go online.
More in: Safety, Generations, Digital Divide, Seniors
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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.