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Feb 17, 2006iMedia Connection
"The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently released a report, "The Strength of Internet Ties," about how the internet improves Americans' ability to sustain their social networks and the benefits when they solicit help from those networks....
Feb 17, 2006ClickZ Network
"The combination of broadband saturation in U.S. homes paired with compelling online content has lead to casual Internet usage. Data released by Pew Internet & American Life Project suggest an increase in Internet users who surf the Web with no sp...
Feb 17, 2006MediaShift PBS
"What are you doing here, on the web, reading this blog? Is this part of your work, or are you just hanging out, bopping around the web casually letting the URLs fall where they may? According to a recent survey by Pew Internet, more Americans th...
Feb 16, 2006The San Francisco Chronicle
“Jamie Seetho doesn't turn on the television when she gets home from work. She turns on her computer and gets on the Internet."When I do get bored, I don't turn on the TV," the 24-year-old from San Francisco said. "I go onto Friendster, or...
Feb 16, 2006San Antonio Express-News
“When Lindsey Macias sits down in front of her laptop computer and logs on to the Internet, she has every intention of being productive and getting things done.But more times than she'd care to admit, the nursing student is led astray, cli...
Feb 16, 2006United Press International
“Jolene Troup finds herself surfing the Web during her downtime at work, whether it be checking her online banking statement or her Myspace mail to playing games or reading up on course descriptions on her school's Web site."I work at a re...
Jan 22, 2006The New York Times
“Joe Hanson, 22, of Chicago likes to watch television, but rarely on his TV. A folder on his computer lists an inventory of downloaded cable and network programming - the kind of thing that makes traditional media executives shudder.He is ...
Jan 15, 2006Chicago Sun-Times
"Ten years ago, when someone mentioned the word Internet, the likely response would have been: "Inter-what?"In a decade, Internet use has exploded. On a typical day, 82 million American adults, 40 percent of the entire population, go onlin...
Jan 11, 2006Richmond.com
"About 145 million people in America (about 72 percent) use the Internet to do anything from sending e-mail to conducting research to making a telephone call or even purchasing groceries. It seems that my Internet habits follow a trend that has be...
Jan 4, 2006Physorg.com
“A report released last week by the Pew Internet & American Life Project indicates that men pursue many Internet activities more intensively than women and that men are still "first out of the blocks" in trying the latest technologies.Othe...
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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.