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Maeve Duggan

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Crossing the line: what counts as online harassment?

Pew Research Center surveys have found that online harassment is a common phenomenon in the digital lives of many Americans, and that a majority of Americans feel harassment online is a major problem. Even so, there is considerable debate over what online harassment actually means...
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Social media update 2016

Over the past decade, Pew Research Center has documented the wide variety of ways in which Americans use social media to seek out information and interact with others. A majority of Americans now say they get news via social media, and half of the public...
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Privacy and information sharing

Most Americans see privacy issues in commercial settings as contingent and context-dependent. A new Pew Research Center study based on a survey of 461 U.S. adults and nine online focus groups of 80 people finds that there are a variety of circumstances under which many...
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Home broadband 2015

The share of Americans with broadband at home has plateaued, and more rely only on their smartphones for online access. Three notable changes relating to digital access and digital divides are occurring in the realm of personal connectivity, according to new findings from Pew Research...
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Mobile messaging and social media 2015

In today’s world, people — particularly young people — are continually finding and adapting new ways of communicating electronically to fit their needs. Case in point: 2015 marks the first time Pew Research Center has asked specifically about mobile messaging apps as a separate kind...