Pew Internet

Oct 01

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Sep 30

http://theparisreview.tumblr.com/post/98807905064/an-analysis-of-the-gif-the-internets-most -

webbys:

theparisreview:

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An analysis of the GIF, the Internet’s most divisive image-file format: “Created in 1987 by the digital communications company CompuServe, the GIF was originally designed for speedy transfer across pre–World Wide Web Internet networks … GIFs are chiefly agents of pleasure within a sensibility…

And…it’s pronounced JIF

Sep 29

pewresearch:

Will Today’s Never-Married Adults Eventually Marry?

pewresearch:

Will Today’s Never-Married Adults Eventually Marry?

ultrafacts:

Source If you want more facts, follow Ultrafacts

ultrafacts:

Source If you want more facts, follow Ultrafacts

Sep 26

Agree or disagree:
There is a lot of useful, important information that is NOT available on the internet.
?

Agree or disagree:

There is a lot of useful, important information that is NOT available on the internet.

?

Sep 25

rnoscustommetal said: How does one go about being a part of the surveys you conduct?

pewresearch:

Hi there, 

Thanks for your question! It’s a good one. Our polls are nationwide telephone polls (landline and cellphone) and are a random sample, so we are not able to take volunteers to be polled. You have roughly the same chance of being called as anyone else living in the United States who has a telephone.

You can read more about how we conduct polls here - and see our list of FAQs.

Sep 24

[video]

[video]

Sep 23

futurescope:


(here’s another one)

futurescope:

(here’s another one)

(Source: brucesterling)

Sep 19

[video]

laughingsquid:

iFixit Teardown of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

laughingsquid:

iFixit Teardown of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Sep 18

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.

The reading habits of younger Americans vs. older

Buzzfeed shares 9 facts that that show younger generations are more avid readers than any other age group.

forbes:

The question of Scottish independence inspired an impressive 10 million Facebook interactions between August 1st and September 8th.

forbes:

The question of Scottish independence inspired an impressive 10 million Facebook interactions between August 1st and September 8th.

Sep 16

10 big questions the Pew Research Center has tackled in the past decade

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Happy 10th anniversary to the Pew Research Center. Over the last 10 years, we have tackled some of the biggest questions America faces, including questions on topics like the American political landscape, millennials, the impact of the internet, and many more.

Here’s a quick recap.