Study of sports fan behavior by Center and ThePostGame finds young Millennials are driving fundamental changes

thepostgame-logoThe comprehensive study “reveals the growing importance of sports content to all types of media and every platform,” said Center director Jeffrey I. Cole. “Sports is the last category of must-see-now content. Based on our data, GenZ and Millennial fans are clearly shifting preferences, behavior and spending.”

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Center releases 13th "Surveying the Digital Future" study

2015-Digital-Future-Report-coverOn December 10, the Center for the Digital Future released its 13th annual study on the impact of digital technology in the United States.

The Center’s 2015 study includes findings on more than 180 issues in five major categories: Internet users and non-users, media use and trust, consumer behavior, communication patterns, and social effects.

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Read the press release that explores the study’s findings on the growing role of the Internet in politics and political campaigns.

Sixth edition of World Internet Project International Report published by the Center

The Center2015-WIP-Cover has released the 2015 edition of the World Internet Project Report, the first global partnership of research institutions that compiles data on the behavior and views of Internet users and non-users worldwide.

The 148-page report merges findings on 75 subject areas in 10 broad categories from 20 of the project’s partner countries (more).

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Jeff Cole explores cutting the cord

Jeff-Cole-225Center director Jeffrey Cole highlights the unbundling of content from cable providers, pricing models, and new consumer behavior at 2015 annual leadership meeting of the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

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Center releases Topical Survey Report 2015

Topical-Survey-2015-cover-180A report released September 21 by the Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz Inc. found that after security hacks at corporations such as Target, Home Depot, and Anthem, large numbers of Americans have lost faith in the private sector’s ability to protect personal information or use that information wisely.

The findings are included in the Center’s new Topical Survey, which covers a broad range of current issues involving privacy, social media use, and personal stress and technology.

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