World Internet Report Released December 17, 2013
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Center for the Digital Future released its fifth World Internet Report. It includes findings from eight of the project’s 34 partner countries: Cyprus, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.
The other partners in the World Internet Project are Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Macao, New Zealand, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Uruguay.
Studies by the World Internet Project explore the contemporary evolution of communication technology through findings on 75 subject areas in 10 broad categories:
Internet Users and Non-users
Information Seeking Online
Access to Online Services
The Internet and Social Connections
Politics and the Internet
Media Use, Reliability, and Importance
User-generated Content and Social Media
Online Purchasing and Personal Privacy
Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally.