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Amanda Lenhart

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Research report

02 Mar 2017

A new report finds that teens and young adults express low levels of trust in the news media and use a variety of strategies to confirm, verify, and clarify the stories they care about, according to a study produced by Data & Society Research Institute and supported by the John S. and James...

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01 Oct 2015

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Adolescence is a time of incredibly physical, social and emotional growth, and peer relationships – especially romantic ones – are a major social focus for many youth. Understanding the role social and digital media play in these romantic relationships...

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06 Aug 2015

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This report explores the new contours of friendship in the digital age. It covers the results of a national survey of teens ages 13 to 17; throughout the report, the word “teens” refers to those in that age bracket, unless otherwise specified. The...

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15 Aug 2013

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Many teens ages 12-17 report that they usually figure out how to manage content sharing and privacy settings on their own. Focus group interviews with teens suggest that for their day-to-day privacy management, teens are guided through their choices in the app or...

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21 May 2013

This report finds that teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information.

Despite taking these privacy-protective actions,...

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29 Aug 2011

As more students enroll in online courses, their educational value is perceived differently by college presidents and the general public.

As online college courses have become increasingly prevalent, the general public and college presidents offer different assessments of...

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19 Feb 2010

A US study finds younger internet users are losing interest in blogging and prefer shorter and more mobile forms of communication.

 

Two Pew Internet Project surveys of teens and adults reveal...

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22 Aug 2009

Teenagers have previously lagged behind adults in their ownership of cell phones, but several years of survey data show that those ages 12-17 are closing the gap in cell phone ownership.

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18 Feb 2009

In the past three years, developments in social networking and internet applications have begun providing internet users with more opportunities for sharing short updates about themselves, their lives, and their whereabouts online. Users may post messages about their status, their moods, their...

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20 Jan 2009

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% now, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project's December 2008 tracking survey.

While media coverage and policy...

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