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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.
Oct 23, 2010Amanda Lenhart
Teens and adults use their cell phones to transmit and receive suggestive images - a practice often called "sexting." This talk outlines the demographics of who is sending and receiving these images and under what circumstances. Further, focus group ...
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Elizabeth Cohen, CNN
Oct 21, 2010
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 83 percent of Internet users have looked online for health information. New data released by Pew this week show many people are now using cell phones to search for health information -- 29 pe...
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Katherine Hobson, Wall Street Journal | Health Blog
Oct 19, 2010
A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that people are starting to use their cellphones to access health information.
It’s not likely that the provision of health care itself will suddenly become a mobile app, says Susann...
Samantha Murphy, msnbc.com
(TechNewsDaily) The online health‐information environment is going mobile, particularly among younger adults, according to a new study.
The Pew Internet Project's latest survey of American adults, conducted in association with the California Heal...
NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie discussed cell phone trends and texting culture on NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Other guests include Katherine Rosman, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, and Naomi Baron, professor of linguistics at American U...
Oct 19, 2010Susannah Fox
The online health-information environment is going mobile, particularly among younger adults.
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Oct 14, 2010Aaron Smith
As the digital world has expanded far beyond the desktop, consumers can now choose from an array of devices capable of satisfying their need for “anytime, anywhere” access to news, information, friends and entertainment.
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Katherine Rosman, Wall Street Journal
Oct 14, 2010
Texting's rise over conversation is changing the way we interact, social scientists and researchers say. We default to text to relay difficult information. We stare at our phone when we want to avoid eye contact. Rather than make plans in ad...
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Oct 13, 2010Lee Rainie, Kathryn Zickuhr
19% of Americans have tried video calls or video chat or teleconferencing online and on cell phones.
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Oct 6, 2010Amanda Lenhart
Mobile phones have become the hub of teens' communication with peers and others, and is increasingly a source of information as well as connection to others. This talk presents data about which teens have mobile phones, how they use them - texting, t...
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Amanda LenhartFamily Online Safety Institute
Susannah FoxUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore
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of online teens use Twitter, up from 16% in 2011.
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.