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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.
Cecilia Kang, Washington Post
Mar 13, 2013
Researchers at Pew are working on a report about a survey that will be released this spring that shows teens are more concerned about their reputations online. They want to “curate” their image and are more careful about protecting their privacy.
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Martha Irvine, Associated Press
Keep computers in a common area so you can monitor what your kids are doing. It's a longstanding directive for online safety -- but one that's quickly becoming moot as more young people have mobile devices, often with Internet access.
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Mar 13, 2013Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, Maeve Duggan, Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
Mar 11, 2013Joanna Brenner
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Mar 6, 2013
Amanda Lenhart, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center, discusses epehemeral exchange apps and the way in which teens curate the perfect image of themselves on social media.
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Feb 28, 2013Kristen Purcell, Alan Heaps, Judy Buchanan, Linda Friedrich
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
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Feb 22, 2013Kristen Purcell
Associate Director for Research Kristen Purcell will join social media practitioners from local museums and arts organizations for a lively discussion about the value of social media to our institutions.
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Feb 22, 2013Lee Rainie
Pew Internet Project Director Lee Rainie presented findings about the state of digital differences at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Annual Conference on Capitol Hill.
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Feb 11, 2013Susannah Fox
We posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data.
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Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post
Jan 31, 2013
Online sales are rising at a brisk pace, but brick-and-mortar retailers’ efforts to keep even the most Web-savvy shoppers in stores is having some early success, according to a Pew Internet and American Life Project report released Thursday.
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of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device.
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.