Lee Rainie

Lee Rainie
Pew Research Center | PEWRESEARCH · Internet and Technology Research

Master of Arts

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Introduction
Misinformation, techlash, artificial intelligence, privacy, democracy and digital spaces, antitrust and major tech companies, online harassment

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Publications (52)
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As users interact via social media spaces, like Twitter, they form connections that emerge into complex social network structures. These connections are indicators of content sharing, and network structures reflect patterns of information flow. This article proposes a conceptual and practical model for the classification of topical Twitter networks...
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Both the public and scientists value the contributions of science, but there are large differences in how each perceives science issues. Both groups agree that K-12 STEM education falls behind other nations.
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Frequent use of digital technologies is not directly related to higher stress. In fact, women who are heavy users of some social media report lower stress. However, social media use can increase users’ awareness of stressful events in others’ lives, and awareness of these events does lead to higher levels of stress. This is the ‘cost of caring.’
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Conversations on Twitter create networks with identifiable contours as people reply to and mention one another in their tweets. These conversational structures differ, depending on the subject and the people driving the conversation. Six structures are regularly observed: divided, unified, fragmented, clustered, and inward and outward hub and spoke...
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How did the absence of mobile phones affect the romantic life and death of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet? The difference in their situation would have been part of the social change to networked individualism from group-based societies. The Mobile Revolution would have afforded personal communication rather than the household-centered communicatio...
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This analysis of the opinions of 1,021 Internet stakeholders was aimed at gauging current opinions about the potential future of game mechanics online. Nearly 5,000 people who are engaged in some way in Internet-related leadership or interests were invited to read a pair of opposing 2020 gamification scenarios and offer their written views on the l...
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AN ALWAYS-ON WORLD is reshaping social interaction but there's a clash brewing between freedom and control, say Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is a "fact tank" of primary research that has documented three revolutions in digital technology in the United States since 2000. First, the project has charted the rise of the Internet and broadband connections in the U.S. Second, it has explored the rise of mobile connectivity on mobile p...
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The results of studies on changes in the ecosystem of information and communication in the digital age are discussed., including how to use internet and mobile phones to work, play and interact through social networks. This new environment has changed the way libraries and librarians serve their users. The need for libraries to become "nodes" of th...
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How do people use the Internet to solve problems? Employing quantitative and qualitative data from two surveys, one in which a random selection of the U.S population responded and one in which a self-selected group of people responded, we argue that individuals use different sources and channels to seek information and assistance, depending on the...
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IntroductionThe Internet's Place in American LifeMethodA Typical Day's Activities OnlineA Predictive Model of Who Does WhatA User TypologyRhythms of Internet UseEmail Enhances the Social Worlds of Internet UsersConclusion
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Every research methodology for data collection has both strengths and limitations, and this is certainly true for transaction log analysis. Therefore, researchers often need to use other data collection methods with transaction logs. In this chapter, we discuss surveys as a viable alternate method for transaction log analysis and then present a bri...
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Every research methodology for data collection has both strengths and limitations, and this is certainly true for transaction log analysis. Therefore, researchers often need to use other data collection methods with transaction logs. In this chapter, we discuss surveys as a viable alternate method for transaction log analysis and then present a bri...
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For a growing cohort of Americans Internet tools have become a significant conduitof their social life and work life. The surveys of the Pew Internet and American LifeProject track the diffusion of Internet technologies, revealing significant differences inuse between men and women, young and old, those of different races and ethnicgroups, and thos...
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The Internet opens new options for communication and may change the extent to which people use older communication media. Changes in the way people communicate are important, because communication is the mechanism people use to develop and maintain social relationships, so valuable for their physical and mental health. This paper uses data from a n...
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Check out the latest statistics on the number of patients seeking health care advice on the Internet. Learn what your patients are looking for and what they find.
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Data Available) The social impact of the Internet has been a topic of ongoing debate, with some arguing that it may contribute to feelings of social isolation and others arguing that the Internet enhances social connectivity. Using a panel of Internet users asked the same questions in 2000 and 2001, this article documents that serious emailing---em...
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The findings in this report come from a survey conducted in March 2001 in which 1,501 people interviewed in March 2000 were re-interviewed. This longitudinal approach shows that over the course of a year people's use of the Internet gets more serious and functional. Internet users were much more likely in 2001 to use the Web at their jobs and go on...
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this article. AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST, Vol. 45 No. 3, November 2001 382-404 2001 Sage Publications Whites have Internet access than African Americans or Hispanics. This online population is still somewhat weighted toward the young, those with college or graduate degrees, and those in relatively well-off households (those who live in household...
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For a growing cohort of Americans Internet tools have become a significant conduit of their social life and work life. The surveys of the Pew Internet & American Life Project in year 2000 show that more than 52 million Americans went online each day and there are significant differences in use between men and women, young and old, those of differen...
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Data Available) The social impact of the Internet has been a topic of ongoing debate, with some arguing that it may contribute to feelings of social isolation and others arguing that the Internet enhances social connectivity. Using a panel of Internet users asked the same questions in 2000 and 2001, this article documents that serious emailing —ema...

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