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Aug 9, 2011Kristen Purcell
Search and email remain the two online activities that are nearly universal among adult internet users.
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Email remains the most popular activity online. Spam and email overload are perennial issues, but the major threat to email is irrelevance in the era of social networking sites and text messaging.
By Robert MacMillan, Newsbytes
Apr 3, 2001
Results from the new Pew Internet & American Life Project study on how Americans feel about federal government e-mail surveillance show a remarkable, though not necessarily surprising juxtaposition: Americans want the FBI to be able to tap e-mail mes...
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Mar 1, 2001
This dataset comprises the Pew Internet Project's longitudinal survey in which about 40% of respondents to the March 2000 survey on email use and social connectedness were called back in March 2001 and asked the same questions.
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By Heather MacDonald, L.A. Daily News
Feb 19, 2001
Seventy-five percent of all teens -- and half of all adults -- regularly surf the Web and send e-mail, but the poorest and oldest Americans aren't logging on, according to a study released Sunday.
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John Schwartz , The New York Times
Jan 8, 2001
In a telephone survey conducted during the Christmas shopping season, researchers from the Pew Internet and American Life Project asked 3,493 American adults about their holiday online time. They found that noncommercial activities — getting informat...
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Sep 3, 2000Lee Rainie
Some 38 million full-time workers have Internet access at work, and though access multiplies the possibilities for goofing off, seventy-two percent of that 38 million say that Internet access at work has improved their ability to do their jobs.
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of internet users ages 12-17 participate in video chats with others using applications such as Skype, Googletalk or iChat.
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.