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Majority Of Americans Don’t Like What The NSA Is Doing Majority Of Americans Don’t Like What The NSA Is Doing
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Since June of last year, Americans have learned more and more about the secret practices employed by the NSA due to leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. During that time, countless polls have been conducted as a way to …

Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix

Kids these days take the Internet for granted. When I was their age, I had to wait my turn to use the family desktop in the kitchen. Even then, it was on a painfully slow 56k dial-up connection. The accelerated …

22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device 22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device

The iPad ushered in the new age of tablet computing in the spring of 2010. In the two-and-a-half years since, the market for tablets has exploded, as if people were just waiting for such a device to offered. There are …

Twitter Daily Use Surges to 8%, up from 2% in 2010 [Pew Internet Study] Twitter Daily Use Surges to 8%, up from 2% in 2010 [Pew Internet Study]

Pew Internet Research just released the findings of their study on Twitter, and how people are assimilating the social platform into their lives. Looking back at 2011, then at February of this year, Twitter’s adoption numbers remain similar, with 13% …

How The Public Views Personalized Search Engines How The Public Views Personalized Search Engines
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Google has been in the news a lot lately for their new privacy policy. They claim that their new method for collecting and using data will make our experience with their search engine better, but many of us are concerned …

Smartphones Continue To Grow In Popularity Smartphones Continue To Grow In Popularity

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that smartphones continue to grow in popularity. A new study by Pew research reveals the ownership trends in different demographics. Overall American ownership of smartphones stands at 46%. Interestingly, this number is larger …

Americans’ Trust Of News Media At New Low
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Americans’ perception of the accuracy of news stories is now at its lowest level in more than two decades, according to a new report from Pew Research.

Just 29 percent of Americans say that news organizations generally get the facts right, while 63 percent say that news stories are often inaccurate. In the initial survey by Pew about the news media performance in 1985, 55 percent said news stories were accurate while 34 percent said they were inaccurate.