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Dec 16, 2010Kathryn Zickuhr
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
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There are distinct differences among the seven groups we survey, from teens (ages 12-17) through the G.I. Generation (age 75+).
Laura M. Holson, New York Times
May 8, 2010
[Young adults] are more diligent than older adults, however, in trying to protect themselves. In a new study to be released this month, the Pew Internet Project has found that people in their 20s exert more control over their digital reputations than...
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Mar 19, 2010Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie discusses recent Pew Internet findings about how Baby Boomers use the internet at the Boomer Business Summit in Chicago.
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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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Suzanne Choney, MSNBC.com
Feb 24, 2010
They bring their cell phones to bed with them. They admit to texting while driving. They're almost certain to have a profile on social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook or Twitter.
You likely already know them, but in case you don't, meet a ...
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The latest in a series of reports about the Millennial Generation, from Pew Social and Demographic Trends.
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Feb 3, 2010
93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.
Feb 3, 2010Amanda Lenhart, Kristen Purcell, Aaron Smith, Kathryn Zickuhr
Social media and mobile internet use among teens and young adults.
More in: Teens, Social Networking, Mobile, Generations, Blogs, Web 2.0
Brad Stone, New York Times
Jan 9, 2010
“People two, three or four years apart are having completely different experiences with technology,” said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project. “College students scratch their heads at what their high s...
Dec 14, 2009Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox discusses Pew Internet's health research, including a special survey of people living with cancer.
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Martha Irvine, Associated Press
Oct 21, 2009
They think it's pointless, narcissistic. Some don't even know what it is.
Even so, more young adults and teens - normally at the cutting edge of technology - are finally coming around to Twitter, using it for class or work, monitoring the minutiae...
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of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web, including 59% who do so on a typical day
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.