Pew Internet and American Life Project

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Parents, teens, and online privacy

This report looks at some steps parents are taking to observe, discuss, and check up on their children’s digital footprints. Most parents of teenagers are concerned about what their teenage children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others. 81% of parents...
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Mobile health 2012

Half of smartphone owners use their devices to get health information and one-fifth of smartphone owners have health apps. The results reported here come from a nationwide survey of 3,014 adults living in the United States. Telephone interviews were conducted by landline (1,808) and cell...
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How teens do research in the digital world

These complex and at times contradictory judgments emerge from 1) an online survey of more than 2,000 middle and high school teachers drawn from the Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) communities; and 2) a series of online and offline focus groups with...
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The best (and worst) of mobile connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections. Some 85% of American adults now own a cell phone of some kind, and these devices mean...
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The future of money in a mobile age

Within the next decade, smart-device swiping will have gained mainstream acceptance as a method of payment and could largely replace cash and credit cards for most online and in-store purchases by smartphone and tablet owners, according to a new survey of technology experts and stakeholders...