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Pew Study: More People Are Using Facebook And Twitter For News

These findings come at a time when social network are increasing their emphasis on news.

07/21/2015

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Report: Nearly A Quarter Of All Teens Go Online “Almost Constantly”

Do you have a teen that is practically attached to their smartphone? According to a new study from Pew Research Center, they’re not alone.

04/14/2015

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Study: Millennials Have Low Levels Of Social Trust Compared To Other Generations

Pew says Millennials have the lowest levels of social trust compared to Generation Xers, Silents and Baby Boomers.

02/12/2015

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High School Dropout Rates Hit Record Low

The national dropout rate reached a record low last year.

11/04/2014

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What Do Women Want In A Life Long Mate? Survey Says A Steady Job

Seventy-eight percent of women who have never married say solid employment is very important to them in choosing a spouse or partner.

09/25/2014

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Survey Finds Social Media May Discourage Free Expression When It Comes To Controversial Subjects

A new study finds social media may discourage free expression, rather than encourage it, when it comes to controversial subjects, even offline.

08/31/2014

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College Degree Does Sweeten The Paycheck

When workers are categorized by educational attainment, the proportion of workers with college degrees has risen.

04/09/2014

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On Facebook’s 10th Birthday, ‘Oversharing’ And Photo-posting Without Permission Are Top Gripes

The social media giant is celebrating ten years of friend requests from total strangers, mundane status updates and the ever-infuriating “poke.”

02/04/2014

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Poll: Fewer Americans Identify As Middle Class

The number of Americans who say they’re middle class has dropped drastically in recent years.

01/29/2014

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Report: Majority Of Americans Still Prefer Books Over E-Readers

If you opt for the feel of a book in your hands over an e-reader, you’re still in the majority, a new reports says.

01/17/2014

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Christie Reputation Damaged Only A Little By Bridge Scandal, Polls Indicate

Bottom line: his image has been dinged but not totaled.

01/15/2014

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Survey: It’s Great To Be The Boss

You’re not imagining it: Your boss is probably happier than you are.

01/10/2014

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Survey: Twitter Users Tend To Be Young, Mobile And Educated

While only a small percentage of U.S. adults get their news from Twitter, those that do tend to be young, mobile and well-educated.

11/04/2013

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New Study Shows Fewer Gen Y Members Getting Married

Does it seem as though members of the Gen Y population are not marrying at the rate of their predecessors? It’s not your imagination. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that just 20% of of this generation, ages 18-34, are married.

08/10/2013

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Teaching Kids To Be Savvy Researchers

Finding flawed material on students’ work, has reportedly prompted more teachers to teach online research skills.

06/12/2013

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