Online Harassment: The New Normal

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Online Harassment: The New Normal

Pew Research Center released a new study that shows how prevalent and devastating online harassment has become. Forty percent of Americans have personally experienced it, while two-thirds of all Americans have seen it done to others. Social media is where …

Newspapers Continue Their Decline

There are many interesting facts provided by Pew Research Center in their “State of the News Media” report. Today, we look at their “Newspaper Fact Sheet”. It clearly provides evidence for the continuing, sad, rapid decline of daily newspapers’ …

Annual State of the News Media Reports

The Pew Research Center has begun releasing its annual analysis of the state of the news media. Its first two reports on newspapers and cable news were posted yesterday online here. These annual reports which look at audience composition …

Surprising Tech Trends Among Seniors

Yesterday we posted about a new Pew Research Center study on tech adoption by seniors. There were a few surprised in the results that we want to highlight today. These include early tech adoption and video gaming by seniors. Most …

Tech Adoption by Seniors Expands

Older Americans, 65 and older, are catching up with the rest of the population when it comes to tech adoption. A recent study by Pew Research Center shows that many more seniors are using smartphones, social media and broadband internet. …

A Dubious Honor for Instagram

It’s the worst social media app for the mental health of young people, with Snapchat not far behind … the story from CNN.…

Use of Random Sampling in Research

Pew Research Center has a great video that explains random sampling and how a survey of 1000 people can provide details on what the whole United States is thinking. It is an effort by the organization to more effectively communicate …

Millennials Living at Home Longer

New analysis of U.S. Census data by Pew Research Center shows that a third more Millennials are living at their parents’ home than Generation Xers at the same age. In addition, they are living there longer. This new demographic trend …

How Radical Will AI Job Transformation Be?

Pew Research Center has a very interesting analysis of what Artificial Intelligence (AI) will mean for keeping jobs, education and job creation over the next ten years. The number of jobs affected will be dramatic and highly disruptive. A partial …

Social Media Not Popular in All Countries

Despite the broad use of social media in the United States, what we see here isn’t always the case with other advanced economies. Though there are countries that use social media more than the United States, there are a number …