Tag: Pew Internet Project

  1. Paying it Forward Gone Mobile

    Everybody and their twelve-year-old cousin has a smartphone these days, and they’re being used for more than just texting, blogging and social media updates. As we grow increasingly comfortable with the presence of smartphones in our lives, we also are growing more comfortable with completing financial transactions on these devices. Recent Pew Internet surveys found that more than one-third of smartphone owners have used their phones for online banking services, one in 10 Americans have used their phone to make… Read More

  2. Internet Use, Range of Smartphone Users Increasing in America

    Ever since they debuted in the market, smartphones have been a huge hit among consumers, and its easy to see why. Smartphones have compacted essential features of a computer into  small, user-friendly pocket-sized devices. Smartphone users enjoy using social networking apps, Internet browsing, e-mail and other handy features with devices that fit in the palm of their hand. A recent study by the Pew Research Center’s Pew Internet Project, found some interesting trends regarding which groups of Americans are adopting smartphones and how… Read More