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Sep 16, 2013Maeve Duggan, Aaron Smith
57% of American adults use their cell phone to go online. 21% of cell phone owners say they mostly access the internet using their phone.
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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.
Nov 24, 2010Jim Jansen
Those in households earning over $75,000 are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.
More in: Digital Divide, Mobile
Nov 9, 2010Amanda Lenhart
In this talk, presented to the Family Online Safety Institute's annual conference in November 2010, senior research specialist Amanda Lenhart discussed the safety issues that arise as mobile phones become the communications hub for American teens.
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Nov 8, 2010Susannah Fox
Mobile health technology is being used to reach adolescent populations from different cultural backgrounds. Susannah Fox will add Pew Internet's data about health, mobile, and teens to the discussion.
More in: Health, Teens, Mobile
Nov 4, 2010Kathryn Zickuhr, Aaron Smith
4% of online adults use a location-based service such as Foursquare or Gowalla that allows them to share their location with friends and to find others who are nearby.
More in: Mobile, Social Networking, Web 2.0
Doug Gross, CNN
Nov 4, 2010
(CNN) -- Location-based mobile apps such as Foursquare might be among the fastest-growing trends for plugged-in technophiles, but the vast majority of Americans still haven't used them.
That's the finding of a report released Thursday by the Pew R...
Marketplace | American Public Media
By all accounts, The Next Big Thing In Tech is supposed to be geolocation. Lots of businesses now offer special deals when you check in and yesterday Facebook announced a whole slew of deals for users on their Facebook Places location services. But a...
Cecilia Kang, Washington Post
Just 4 percent of U.S. Internet users partake in location-based services such as Foursquare and Godwalla, according to a survey released Thursday by the Pew Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
But use of location-based services is expected ...
Samantha Murphy, TechNewsDaily
Location-based service sites -- such as Foursquare, Gowalla and Facebook Places -- may seem like the hottest new platform online service on the block, but adoption is still relatively small, a new survey finds.
"Location-based services su...
Joshua Brustein, New York Times
Technology companies, venture capitalists and retailers have expressed no small amount of enthusiasm for location-based Web services, which allow users to “check into” locations in order to connect with friends or cash in on special offers from busin...
Nov 2, 2010Lee Rainie
In this speech, Director Lee Rainie will explore how digital technologies have changed people's relationship to each other and to information. Further, he will discuss the coming decade of change in technology and its possible uses by consumers and s...
More in: Future of the Internet, Broadband, Mobile
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Amanda LenhartFamily Online Safety Institute
Susannah FoxUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore
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of internet users agree with the statement that "online dating is a good way to meet people."
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.