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18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking befo

One In Four Americans Owns A Tablet, Overtaking E-Readers, As Printed Book Consumption Continues To Decline: Pew

We're still waiting to hear from specific companies like Amazon with their latest (non-)numbers on how <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/27/more-on-amazons-kindle-non-numbers-sales-more-tha

Pew: Social Networking Most Popular In The UK, And Despite The Smartphone App Boom, Voice Calls Remain King

The Pew Center has been running a long-term study on U.S. consumer habits on the Internet and  other digital media (you can read about past findings <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/pew/">he

Pew: 8% Of U.S. Online Adults Now Use Twitter Daily

According to the <a href="http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Twitter-Use-2012.aspx">latest data from the Pew Internet & American Life project</a>, 15% of online adults in the U.S. now say that th

Study: Our Smartphones Are Turning Us Into “Real-Time Information Seekers And Problem Solvers”

Do you regularly use your cell phone to coordinate meetings, solve an unexpected problem, decide which restaurant to eat at, look up the score of a sporting event, check traffic, call help in an emerg

Study: 37% Of U.S. Teens Now Use Video Chat, 27% Upload Videos

Video chat is still something quite a few people don't feel comfortable with. For U.S. teens, however, it is quickly becoming a pretty routine way of communicating with each other. According to a <a h

Report: One In Five U.S. Adults Does Not Use The Internet

Internet adoption among U.S. adults increased rapidly from the mid-90s to about 2005. Since then, though, the number of adult Internet users has remained almost stable at around 78%. The Pew Internet

Pew: More Than Half Of Adults Used Cell Phones In Stores For Purchasing Decisions During The Holidays

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project is <a href="http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/In-store-mobile-commerce/Findings.aspx">releasing a new study</a> today that provides f

Pew: A Quarter Of American Internet Users Have Placed Phone Calls Online

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/poew.png">Pew Internet, a think tank that regularly publishes research reports about technology, has released a new study today showing the st

Pew Shows 65% Of People Pay For Digital Content; Mostly Music, Software, And Mobile Apps

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/pew-spending-online.png"> The Pew Internet organization put out results of a <a href="http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Paying-for-Content/