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Mar 9, 2012Kristen Purcell, Joanna Brenner, Lee Rainie
Even though online Americans are more satisfied than ever with the performance of search engines, strong majorities have negative views of personalized search results and targeted ads
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Search is the first stop for most internet users, whether their question is related to work, shopping, health, or entertainment.
Nov 4, 2013Kathryn Zickuhr
Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research's data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
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Samantha Murphy, Mashable
Sep 27, 2013
"Typing your name into a search engine to see what results come up was initially referred to as a 'vanity search' in the early days of the Internet, but increasingly, it has become an important way to check up on the most publicly accessible digital ...
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.
More in: Education, Mobile, Search, Teens, Digital Divide
Matt Richtel, New York Times
Nov 1, 2012
There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks, according to two surveys of teachers being released on Thursda...
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Nov 1, 2012Kristen Purcell, Lee Rainie, Alan Heaps, Judy Buchanan, Linda Friedrich, Amanda Jacklin, Clara Chen, Kathryn Zickuhr
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
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Benny Evangelista, SFGate
Oct 31, 2012
Most teachers believe search engines like Google are beneficial to their students, but they also think those same Internet research tools are creating an "easily distracted generation with short attention spans," according to a new study released Thu...
Mar 10, 2012
"Search engines are increasingly important to people in their navigation of information spaces, but users are generally uncomfortable with the idea of their search histories being used to target information to them," said Kristen Purcell, author of t...
Megan Garber, The Atlantic
Mar 9, 2012
This morning, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released the results of a February survey analyzing Americans' feelings about online privacy. The main takeaway is something of a paradox: The majority of us are uncomfortable with personalized...
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Google is almost everyone's favorite search engine, despite misgivings about data-collection and advertising practices that are widely seen as intrusive.
A survey of released Friday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found 83 percent of U...
Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Land
Personalized search? Both Google and Bing will tell you that it provides better results. But two-thirds say they don’t care. They view personalized search as a “bad thing,” a new survey finds. Nearly three-quarters also view gathering data to persona...
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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.
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