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12 Jan 2017

Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves. Explore the patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape over the past decade via the link.

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12 Jan 2017

In contrast to the largely stationary internet of the early 2000s, Americans today are increasingly connected to the world of digital information while “on the go” via smartphones and other mobile devices. Explore the patterns and trends that have shaped the mobile revolution via the link.

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12 Jan 2017

The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. For more than fifteen years, Pew Research Center has documented its growth and distribution in the United States. Explore the patterns of internet and...

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Research report

05 Apr 2016

It is argued that more countries restrict women’s ability to wear religious symbols or attire than require women to dress a certain way.

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In many countries around the world, women’s choices about their attire and appearance are restricted to some degree by...

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26 Aug 2015

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Cellphones and smartphones have become a mainstay in the lives of many Americans, and this has introduced new challenges into how users and non-users alike approach basic social norms and etiquette. People are sorting through new rules of civility in...

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01 Jun 2015

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When it comes to where younger Americans get news about politics and government, social media look to be the local TV of the Millennial generation. About six-in-ten online Millennials (61%) report getting political news on Facebook in a given week, a much larger...

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19 Oct 2017

Theme 1: The information environment will not improve: The problem is human nature
Theme 2: The information environment will not improve because technology will create new challenges that can’t or won’t be countered effectively and at scale
Theme 3: The information environment will...

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06 Sep 2017

As of August 2017, two-thirds (67%) of Americans report that they get at least some of their news on social media – with two-in-ten doing so often, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center. This is a modest increase since early 2016, when (during the height of the presidential...

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06 Jun 2017

Despite wide concern about cyberattacks, outages and privacy violations, most experts believe the Internet of Things will continue to expand successfully the next few years, tying machines to machines and linking people to valuable resources, services and opportunities.

Connection begets...

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29 Mar 2017

Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe spaces’ separated from free-for-all zones. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of ideas and...

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09 Feb 2017

When following links, online news consumers could recall the name of the news outlet 56% of the time.

nyone who wants to understand today’s news environment faces a challenge: How to discern the nuances of digital news habits when Americans’ attention spans are fractured, human memory is...

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08 Feb 2017

Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. Still, experts worry they can also put too much control in the hands of corporations and governments, perpetuate bias, create filter bubbles, cut choices, creativity and serendipity, and...

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01 Feb 2017

Debates over what it means to be a “true” American, Australian, German or other nationality have often highlighted the importance of a person being born in a particular country. But contrary to such rhetoric, this Pew Research Center survey finds that people generally place a relatively low...

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Research report

26 Jan 2017

Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and networked world. Just a few of the most high-profile breaches in 2016 alone include the hacking and subsequent release of emails from members of the Democratic...

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12 Jan 2017

Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves. Explore the patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape over the past decade via the link.

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12 Jan 2017

In contrast to the largely stationary internet of the early 2000s, Americans today are increasingly connected to the world of digital information while “on the go” via smartphones and other mobile devices. Explore the patterns and trends that have shaped the mobile revolution via the link.

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