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It’s hard to pin down Americans. From our love of the latest technology (more than half of Americans under 50 use a digital voice assistant) to our desire to hunker down in libraries (53% of Millennials visited a public library in the past year, more than any other generation), we make and break trends.

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Students, Educators Struggle as the Pandemic Widens the Digital Divide

15% of school-age kids in America have no internet access at home

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68%

OF AMERICAN ADULTS
say they at least occasionally get news on social media
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57%

OF THOSE WHO GET NEWS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
expect the news they see there to be inaccurate
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Millennials respond as libraries evolve

Going Beyond the Bookshelves

Millennials respond as libraries evolve

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Americans over 65 are increasingly embracing technology—and some have mixed feelings

More Screen Time for Seniors

Americans over 65 are increasingly embracing technology—and some have mixed feelings

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36

THE MEDIAN AGE OF PEOPLE
who met their spouse or long-term partner online
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51

THE MEDIAN AGE OF PEOPLE
who met their spouse or long-term partner another way
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