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Nov 15, 2011Aaron Smith
Social networking sites are appealing as a way to maintain contact with close ties and reconnect with old friends.
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“Web 2.0” is an umbrella term that is used to refer to a new era of Web-enabled applications that are built around user-generated or user-manipulated content, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, and social networking sites.
Jan 26, 2009Lee Rainie
How can museums and libraries adjust to the new media ecosystem?
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Jan 21, 2009Mary Madden
Yesterday's inauguration was the first to be fully digitized, annotated and archived online.
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Jan 14, 2009Amanda Lenhart
The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has more than quadrupled in the past four years -- from 8% in 2005 to 35% at the end of 2008.
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Dec 24, 2008Susannah Fox
Our Networked Families report contains data about the "new connectedness" or what Twitterers call "ambient intimacy."
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Oct 30, 2008Susannah Fox
I presented our latest data on social media and health to the Center for Connected Health's 2008 Symposium in Boston.
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Oct 27, 2008Susannah Fox
The internet has changed people's expectations of their relationship with health professionals. One possible next step is the concept of participatory medicine.
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Oct 14, 2008Amanda Lenhart
When scholars discuss elements of gaming that hold promise for engaging youth and connecting games to learning, one thing they often point to is modding.
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Sep 26, 2008Aaron Smith
Online activists and concerned citizens are using the internet to learn about the financial crisis, share their views on the proposed bailout, and organize their friends.
More in: Government, Blogs, Politics, Web 2.0, New Media Ecology
Aug 1, 2008
This survey examines the state of civic and political involvement in America, and the ways in which technology plays a role in civic engagement. It was used in our report "The Internet and Civic Engagement".
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Jul 7, 2008Susannah Fox
Something important is afoot in the land when people are able to access and share "industrial strength" information instead of being satisfied with the "consumer strength" information previously offered to them.
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