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Dec 14, 2011Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Amy Mitchell, Tom Rosenstiel
The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.
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Internet users buy and sell things online, hunt for financial information, and share their stories about their shopping experiences.
Dec 15, 2004Michael Cornfield
A new intersection for politics and consumerism has emerged. buyblue.org aspires to ignite an economic backlash to the 2004 election.
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Aug 11, 2004
While nearly all Internet users conducted some of their day-to-day activities online in 2004, most still defaulted to the traditional offline ways of communicating, transacting affairs, getting information and entertaining themselves.
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Apr 13, 2004Lee Rainie
In our Internet tracking survey in February, 2004 we recorded our highest readings ever on the number of Internet users who are e-shoppers, the number who participate in online auctions, and the number of Americans who use computers. In addition, we ...
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Richard J. Dalton Jr. , Newsday
Dec 23, 2003
E-commerce "transactions are the fastest growing activities online," said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project. "When people take the plunge and give their credit card to a Web site ... that is an enormous vote of confiden...
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Dec 22, 2003Mary Madden, Lee Rainie
This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000
Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of
U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.
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St. Petersburg Times
Jan 13, 2003
More than 30-million Americans, or 28 percent of Internet users, bought gifts online this holiday season, compared with 29-million in 2001 and 20-million in 2000.
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Deseret News staff and wire reports , Deseret News
Jan 8, 2003
More than three-fourths of the country's Internet users clacked away at keyboards to send e-mails or access the Web for holiday activities in 2002, according to a report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
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Jan 7, 2003John Horrigan, Lee Rainie
More than three-quarters of Internet users went online this season for some kind of holiday activity. For many email was vital for planning gatherings or sending greetings. Online holiday shopping was up slightly from the previous year.
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Dec 22, 2002
In addition to basic tracking questions, this dataset also contains questions about holiday shopping online and health information online.
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Sep 15, 2002Dan Hess, Lee Rainie, Max Kalehoff
Data provided by comScore Networks detailing the kinds of Web sites that are particularly appealing to college students, and the kinds of sites where a high proportion of shoppers are college students.
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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.