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Aug 22, 2005Newsweek
"When Bob Dylan sang "Time passes slowly up here in the mountains," he wasn't referring to the speed of Web pages loading on his computer. But this month I've had plenty of time to think about that Dylan lyric, as well as re-read the paper and sta...
Aug 14, 2005The Houston Chronicle
"As classes resume this month, schools across Texas are struggling to create and enforce technology policies that keep pace with today's children — a generation dependent on cell phones, text messaging and digital music players. Educators have wri...
Aug 9, 2005St. Petersburg Times
"Some parents struggle to get their children to surrender even a scrap of information about what they did in school.But last year, Joyce Schubert didn't even have to ask. Each day, after her fifth-grade daughter, Kayla Vance, disappeared i...
Jul 29, 2005Electricnews.net
"Once heralded as the internet's "killer app", e-mail is being shunned by younger users in favour of instant messaging to keep in contact with their friends.Three-quarters of US teenagers contacted for the Pew Internet & American Life surv...
Jul 28, 2005Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"When researchers at the Pew Internet and American Life Project released their latest report yesterday on Internet use by teens, they must have been thinking about Mitch Ross, 15, and his older sister, Maxine, 16, of Mt. Lebanon.The Rosses...
Jul 28, 2005Orlando Sentinel
"While working a part-time job at an engineering firm, Edgewater High School senior Michelle Tyrlik scrimped and saved for seven months so she could fulfill a longtime dream: to buy her own laptop."My parents didn't help me buy it, and it'...
Jul 28, 2005CNN.com
"Chicago, Illinois (AP) -- A new survey says that the Internet has all but saturated the youth market.The report compiled for the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that nearly nine out of 10 young people, ages 12 through 17, have ...
Jul 28, 2005Information Week
"For most teenagers, email is for old people.That's the finding of a Pew Internet and American Life Project that found that three quarters of teenagers use instant messaging, and the average amount of time spent sending the quick electroni...
Jul 28, 2005 The Dallas Morning News
"For today's teenagers, e-mail is snail mail."Teenagers are embracing instant messaging more than ever, preferring the communications software to slower, clunkier e-mail, says a study published Wednesday."E-mail takes too long," sa...
Jul 27, 2005ZDNet News
"Teenagers may be among the most voracious users of cell phone text and instant messaging in the country, but most still prefer landline phones to communicate with friends, according to a new study. That was one of a number of curious find...
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of cell owners receive unwanted sales or marketing calls at one time or another. And 25% of cell owners encounter this problem at least a few times a week or more frequently.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.