Why do you see what you see on your Facebook news feed?

Sep 6, 2018
A new Pew poll looks at what Americans do — and don't — know about how the social media feed works.
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Want better government? Use cost-benefit analysis

Jul 29, 2013
Non-profits are working with state governments to increase use of cost-benefit analyses to learn whether programs and policies are worth it.

Do you care about government surveillance? You're in the minority

Jun 11, 2013
Do you care if the government knows who you're talking to on Facebook and when? Whom you're emailing? If so, why? If not, why not?

Mothers are breadwinners in record 40% of U.S. households: Study

May 29, 2013
A new report from Pew shows that moms are now the primary breadwinnner in 40% of U.S. households, but not all super-moms are created equal.

Record number of moms are breadwinners

May 29, 2013
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that four-in-ten families have mothers who are the primary or sole earner.

Teens tired of Facebook, hot on Twitter, savvy reputation managers

May 23, 2013
Teenagers are less into Facebook and more into Twitter these days, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life project.

Social media is no soap box for the poor: Study

Apr 26, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.

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Twitter and public opinion: Can't see the forest for the tweets

Mar 6, 2013
According to new research from the Pew Research Center, Twitter is a bad way to predict public opinion.

Technology increases divide between rich and poor students: Report

Feb 28, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.

Pew poll: 2% of Greeks have good opinion of their economy

Jul 13, 2012
In a poll of a thousand Greeks, 2 percent said the country has a good national economic situation.