The nation’s digital revolution, fueled by the Internet and smartphones, is poised to reshape the way Americans interact with information, business and government, says a new study by the Pew Research Center.
“Digital natives” — those born after the Internet — are increasingly seeing how their digital experiences shape their lives.
The Pew report, titled “Digital Immigrants: The Digital Economy and its Impact on American Life,” says the digital natives are creating “digital experiences that challenge norms and norms of behavior,” such as social distancing and personalizing messages and interactions.
Pew’s report is based on data from a national survey of more than 1,000 adults, and focuses on digital natives in the U, U.K., France, Germany and India.
“A digital native may be a self-described consumer, business owner or an entrepreneur who believes the digital economy is creating a new, more connected world,” said Pew’s Pew Research analyst Jennifer Jacobs.
“These people may also be connected through social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.
These are the users who, with their digital natives, are already shaping how people interact with digital goods and services in a way that is more personalized and personalized than ever before.”
Jacobs says that while people in the United States have been embracing digital natives for a long time, they’ve been relatively slow to embrace digital natives worldwide.
“More than two-thirds of the world’s digital natives live outside the U