• Publics in Emerging Economies Worry Social Media Sow Division, Even as They Offer New Chances for Political Engagement By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    PUBLICS IN EMERGING ECONOMIES WORRY SOCIAL MEDIA SOW DIVISION, EVEN AS THEY OFFER NEW CHANCES FOR POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT

    In Vietnam, about half of adults say social media are at least somewhat important for keeping up with political news and other developments....

    Facebook, Publications, Report
  • 1. Users say they regularly encounter false and misleading content on social media - but also new ideas By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    1. USERS SAY THEY REGULARLY ENCOUNTER FALSE AND MISLEADING CONTENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA - BUT ALSO NEW IDEAS

    Social media use has increased in emerging and developing nations in recent years. And, across the 11 emerging economies surveyed for...

    Publications, Report
  • 2. More people are comfortable discussing politics in person than on their phones or via social media By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    2. MORE PEOPLE ARE COMFORTABLE DISCUSSING POLITICS IN PERSON THAN ON THEIR PHONES OR VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

    Some people in the 11 countries surveyed stand out for their comfort discussing politics in a variety of venues - whether face-to-face,...

    Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • 3. Publics think technology impacts the political environment in both positive and negative ways By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    3. PUBLICS THINK TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS THE POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT IN BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE WAYS

    Beyond their views of the personal impact of various technologies, publics in these countries are divided over how the internet in...

    Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Aaron Smith, Associate Director,...

    Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    METHODOLOGY

    About Pew Research Center's Mobile Technology and Its Social Impact Survey 2018 Results for the survey are based on face-to-face interviews...

    Mobile, Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    APPENDIX A: ABOUT THE FOCUS GROUPS

    Pew Research Center conducted a series of focus groups to better understand how people think about their own mobile phones and the...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    APPENDIX B: TECHNOLOGY-RELATED SURVEYS REGULARLY FIND THAT PEOPLE SEE CONNECTIVITY BRINGING POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES

    Findings in this survey highlight that publics generally see both benefits and harms emerging from mobile phones, the internet and...

    Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • Appendix C: Detailed tables By Pew Internet   -   May 13, 2019

    APPENDIX C: DETAILED TABLES

    Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   May 10, 2019

    SHARE OF U.S. ADULTS USING SOCIAL MEDIA, INCLUDING FACEBOOK, IS MOSTLY UNCHANGED SINCE 2018

    Facebook, Publications
  • Sizing Up Twitter Users By Pew Internet   -   Apr 24, 2019

    SIZING UP TWITTER USERS

    Twitter is a modern public square where many voices discuss, debate and share their views. Media personalities, politicians and the...

    Twitter
  • Methodology By Pew Internet   -   Apr 24, 2019

    METHODOLOGY

    The analysis of Twitter users in this report is based on a nationally representative survey conducted from Nov. 21 to Dec. 17, 2018,...

    Twitter
  • By Pew Internet   -   Apr 24, 2019

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    This report is made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. It is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following...

    Science
  • Mobile Connectivity in Emerging Economies By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    MOBILE CONNECTIVITY IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

    Shopkeepers in Guwahati, India, playing a game on a mobile phone. After more than a decade of studying the spread and impact of digital...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • 1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    1. USE OF SMARTPHONES AND SOCIAL MEDIA IS COMMON ACROSS MOST EMERGING ECONOMIES

    Large majorities in the 11 emerging and developing countries surveyed either own or share a mobile phone, and in every country it is...

    Tablet, Laptop, Mobile, Phone, Smartphone, Publications, Report
  • 2. Majorities say mobile phones are good for society, even amid concerns about their impact on children By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    2. MAJORITIES SAY MOBILE PHONES ARE GOOD FOR SOCIETY, EVEN AMID CONCERNS ABOUT THEIR IMPACT ON CHILDREN

    Across the 11 countries surveyed, people's attitudes toward mobile phones tend to be largely positive. In most of the countries, a...

    Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • 3. People say the internet brings economic and educational benefits - but some are concerned about the societal impact of social media By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    3. PEOPLE SAY THE INTERNET BRINGS ECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS - BUT SOME ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SOCIETAL IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA

    Whereas the previous chapter looked specifically at mobile phones and their perceived impact, this chapter focuses on the perceived...

    Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Laura Silver, Senior Researcher Aaron...

    Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    METHODOLOGY

    About Pew Research Center's Mobile Technology and Its Social Impact Survey 2018 Results for the survey are based on face-to-face interviews...

    Mobile, Publications, Report
  • By Pew Internet   -   Mar 22, 2019

    APPENDIX A: ABOUT THE FOCUS GROUPS

    Pew Research Center conducted a series of focus groups to better understand how people think about their own mobile phones and the...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Publications, Report