Class conflict

Occupy Wall Street


The Pew Research Center recently announced the results from a public perception survey focused on the class conflict that is emerging in the U.S. due to the widening gap between the wealthy and the poor.  According to the survey, 66% of the 2,048 adult respondents believe there are “strong” or “very strong” conflicts between America’s top 1% – who saw their incomes rise 275% between 1979 and 2007 – and the remaining 99%.   Continue reading

Global cell phone usage

Cell phone elephant


On December 20th, the Pew Research Center released an insightful study (“Global Digital Communication: Texting, Social Networking Popular Worldwide”) about basic mobile phone usage across 21 countries.  When responding to the question “[o]n your cell phone, do you regularly…”   Continue reading

American tablet usage


1 hour 35 minutes

According to a recent survey by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism entitled “The Tablet Revolution and the Future of News” over 77% of tablet owners use their devices daily and spend an average of 1 hour 35 minutes doing a variety of activities (i.e., email, reading news, games, etc.).   Continue reading

American mobile application penetration


According to a report published yesterday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project (a part of the Pew Research Center), 50% of adult mobile phone owners have applications (or “apps”) on their devices.   Continue reading

35% of American adults own a smartphone according to the Pew Research Center

35% of American adults own a smartphone according to the Pew Research Center || “Smartphone Adoption and Usage”