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Jun 5, 2013Aaron Smith
56% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind; Android and iPhone owners account for half of the cell phone user population. Higher income adults and those under age 35 lead the way when it comes to ...
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Mobile internet refers to online access that occurs wirelessly using a handheld device or laptop computer. Read a summary of Pew Internet's mobile research.
Apr 20, 2010
The percentage of teen cell phone owners who have done the following activities with their cell phones, by age.
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Apr 20, 2010Amanda Lenhart, Rich Ling, Scott Campbell, Kristen Purcell
Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.
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Stephanie Chen, CNN
(CNN) -- We've all probably done it -- whether it was texting about dinner plans on a company cell phone or updating friends about a vacation via company e-mail.
But can a company look at your personal exchanges on its electronic devices?
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Suzanne Choney, msnbc.com
Daily text-messaging by teens has "shot up" dramatically in the past 18 months, according to a new study, "Teens and Mobile Phones," from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.
"Some 72 percent of all U.S. teens are n...
Stephanie Goldberg, CNN
(CNN) -- As most parents of adolescents know all too well, text messaging has become the preferred method of communication for American teenagers, with one in three teens sending more than 100 texts a day, a new survey says.
The survey by the Pew ...
Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press
Three-quarters of teens now own cell phones, up from 45 percent in 2004. Of those who own cell phones, 88 percent text, up from just over half in 2006.
At the same time, cell phones and teens' attachment to them are a source of conflict with paren...
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Wall Street Journal | Digits
Mar 16, 2010
Is it cyberbullying if kids post mean comments and then say they were “just joking”? Is it wrong for a boy to pressure his girlfriend to send racy text messages? For teenagers, these questions don’t necessarily have clear answers.
MTV is trying to...
Mar 9, 2010Amanda Lenhart
This panel discusses the opportunities and challenges presented by technology for STD prevention. Amanda presents Pew Internet's latest data on the use of technology by teens and young adults for communicating, socializing and information gathering.
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Mar 1, 2010Kristen Purcell, Lee Rainie, Amy Mitchell, Tom Rosenstiel, Kenny Olmstead
How internet and cell phone users have turned news into a social experience.
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Doug Gross, CNN
Mar 1, 2010
(CNN) -- More Americans get their news from the Internet than from newspapers or radio, and three-fourths say they hear of news via e-mail or updates on social media sites, according to a new report.
Sixty-one percent of Americans said they get th...
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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.