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Pew: Americans don't want mass deportation or an end to birthright citizenship

44 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Pew Research Center dug back in its archives for its surveys of American preferences on some of the most pressing issues on immigration this election season. Guess what? The Donald is on the wrong side of basically every immigrationShow More Summary

Why Millennials Aren't Forming New Households

This story originally appeared on Citylab. Recovery or no, the housing news is grim for Millennials. A new report from Goldman Sachs echoes the new findings from the Pew Research Center last month: The economic recovery has not shown...Show More Summary

Mexican President's Popularity Drops Amid Corruption Scandals, Disappointing Economy

As Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto prepares to deliver his third State of the Union message, a new Pew Research Center survey shows he has become increasingly unpopular over alleged corruption scandals and the poor performance of the economy.

Most Adults Aren’t Checking Their Phone Just to Be Antisocial, Study Finds

Image: Lars Plougmann/Flickr A large majority of adults use mobile phones, but how we feel about using them in social gatherings may be different depending on which decade you were born in. The Pew Research Center today published its...Show More Summary

Study Finds 72% Of Adult Internet Users Are On Facebook, Only 23% On Twitter

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

Pew Research Center has uncovered some new stats sure to interest social media gurus. The research firm released its “Mobile Messaging and Social Media” report on August 19, 2015, which found 72% of adult internet users are on Facebook...Show More Summary

Instagram and Pinterest both doubled users over the last 3 years

Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015, according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning Pew Research Center, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring...Show More Summary

Everyone’s Addicted to Mobile Messaging Apps

And the Pew Research Center is on it! The post Everyone’s Addicted to Mobile Messaging Apps appeared first on WIRED.

Growth at LinkedIn and Twitter has slammed to a halt in the US (TWTR, LNKD)

Has social media usage almost peaked in the US? The latest stats from the Pew Research Center released today suggest maybe so. The percentage of US users who said they used each social network grew much more slowly between fall 2014 and spring 2015 than it did between previous years since Pew started asking the question. Show More Summary

Nearly Half Of Young Smartphone Owners Use Auto-Delete Messaging Apps

According to a new report, ephemeral mobile messaging is huge—especially among smartphone users ages 18 to 29. A new report by the Pew Research Center claims that 36% of Americans who own smartphones use messaging apps like WhatsApp, iMessage, and Kik. Show More Summary

Teen Girls Love Video Games, but They’re Really Quiet About It

Chris Suellentrop at Kotaku has posted an in-depth analysis of one of the more interesting findings from a recent Pew Research Center report on teens and technology: Despite sexist stereotypes that cast video games as a male hobby, teen girls love to play them. Show More Summary

Teenage Girls Play Video Games, but They Do It Off the Mic - And can you blame them?

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Pew Research Center recently did a study that confirmed something all of us here already knew - teenage girls play video games. Not just "girly" mobile games like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, but games of all types. The only difference?...Show More Summary

Study: 72% of teens play games, but boys overshadow girls in online play

The Pew Research Center has published a study suggesting that while the majority (72 percent) of teens play video games, teen girls are far less likely to play online than their male counterparts....

Here Are 3 Gun Control Proposals That Republicans Actually Support

It turns out there are some gun control proposals that Republicans and Democrats actually agree on. According to new findings from the Pew Research Center, fully 85 percent of Americans—including 88 percent of Democrats and 79 percent...Show More Summary

Where Millennials Make Friends And Mobilize For Change

Add “making friends” to the growing roster of reasons why teens can’t seem to take their eyes off their screens. A new study, Teens, Technology and Friendships, released last week from Pew Research Center shows that 57% of teens (ages 13-17) have met at least one new friend online, with [...]

Daily Headlines: August 12, 2015

Cuba: According to the Pew Research Center 77% of people in five Latin American states approve improving ties between the U.S. and Cuba. Argentina: The Argentine government won a key court appeal in its legal battle against bondholders seeking compensation for the country’s 2001 debt default. Show More Summary

Press Publish 12: Jesse Holcomb of Pew Research on what they’re watching for in this election cycle

It’s Episode 12 of Press Publish, the Nieman Lab podcast! My guest in today’s episode is Jesse Holcomb, an associate director of research at the Pew Research Center. Jesse is one of Pew’s lead researchers on journalism, which means he’s been part of a lot of interesting projects — analyzing issues like how local news...

These are the most bullish and bearish emerging markets in the world

Chinese citizens have the most confidence in their economy, Nigerians are the most optimistic for the future, and Ukrainians are the most downbeat. Those are some of the findings from a Pew Research Center study that asked respondents in emerging markets to rate their economy as good or bad. Show More Summary

News in Brief: Poll: 89% Of Americans Believe Obama Has Failed To Bring America Closer To Celestial Utopia Of Endless Pleasure

2 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—According to a poll released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, nearly nine in 10 Americans believe that President Obama has failed to move the nation any closer to becoming an ethereal paradise of pure and everlasting pleasure. Show More Summary

6 Tips To Help Teens Navigate Online Friendships Safely

New research about how teens make friends was released last week. According to Pew Research Center's "Teens, Technology and Friendships," by Amanda Lenhart, "57 percent of teens have met a new friend online. Social media and online gameplay...Show More Summary

Half of all church fires are arson

According to data presented by Pew Research Center, 51% of the last 20 years of fires at houses of worship were ruled “intentional.” In contrast, 10% of non-residential fires and 5% of residential fires are believed to be arson. Overall, all types of fire incidents at churches and other houses of worship have been declining, but the proportion […]

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