The new Digital Economy: Shared, Collaborative, On Demand

In recent years a number of online services have emerged that promise to reshape the way that Americans shop, eat, earn a living, go on vacation, get from place to place, and share goods, services and money with each other. Commercial juggernauts like the ride-hailing app Uber or the home-sharing platform Airbnb represent some of …

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Parents and Social Media: How Mum and Dad use Facebook and Twitter

Parents use a variety of social network sites, with Facebook being the most popular. Usage rates for social media are similar to those of non-parents. Fully 91% of parents1 in this survey use the internet. This is significantly higher than rates seen in the general adult population 2and among those adults who are not parents. Among these …

Teens, Social, Mobile & Technology Overview 2015

Mobile Access Shifts Social Media Use and Other Online Activities Accessing the internet on mobile devices The survey shows that 91% of teens go online from a mobile device, at least occasionally. African-American teens are significantly more likely than whites or Hispanics to use mobile devices to go online — with nearly all African-American youth in …