pewinternet:

2 of every 2 U.S. households have only wireless phones, but the growth rate of wireless-only households slowed last year.

pewinternet:

2 of every 2 U.S. households have only wireless phones, but the growth rate of wireless-only households slowed last year.

"To realize its full potential, the Internet, as a medium and infrastructure (cables, etc.), has to be redefined, legislated, and maintained as a public domain where freedom of speech operates fully. Access to the Internet should be guaranteed globally in the same way as education, healthcare, food, and housing are guaranteed now in some countries."

— An associate professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, on future threats to the Net by 2025 (via pewinternet)

Most Americans think the U.S. is great, but fewer say it’s the greatest.

pewinternet:

Tech experts hope the open structure of the internet will prevail in the coming decade. But they also fear threats to the internet’s connectivity will arise from efforts by nations to restrict content, increased surveillance, and commercialization of too much online activity.

We’ve got a NEW REPORT from our expert series out today, and we’ll be spending the day talking all things future of the internet, the Web at 25, and the threats that face the Net in the coming decade. Follow along here and on Twitter with #web25.

There are islands of agreement amid the sea of political polarization.

There are islands of agreement amid the sea of political polarization.

Read more about the 8 political typology groups and their beliefs. 
Curious where you fit in? Take the quiz.

Read more about the 8 political typology groups and their beliefs. 

Curious where you fit in? Take the quiz.

Where do you fit?

transfattyacidsarebad4u said: The real lesson in all of this is that youths LOVE online quizzes.

We love quizzes too. And our youthful Tumblr audience.

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freeplanetickettonorthkorea said: Apparently I'm a Business Conservative? Tell me more!

Thanks for taking the quiz! You can read about all of our types here.

Business Conservatives: Business Conservatives are traditional small-government Republicans. Overwhelming percentages think that government is almost always wasteful and it does too much better left to businesses and individuals. Business Conservatives differ from Steadfast Conservatives in their strong support for Wall Street and business more generally. Most think that immigrants strengthen the country and take a positive view of U.S. global involvement. They are less socially conservative than Steadfast Conservatives.