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Oct 21, 2013TLDR
Millions of Americans don't use the internet at all. Some don't have access because of poverty, geography, or age. But some just never logged on. This week, Alex goes on a quest to find a unicorn—someone who lives a life just like his, but entirel...
Oct 21, 2013NBC News
Match.com, eHarmony, OkCupid: People looking for love online have many options.
About 1 in 10 Americans has tried at least one of these options, according to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project survey. Of those, two-thirds have ...
Oct 10, 2013The Washington Post
Last week, after a video of a woman quitting her job went viral, a mother in Portsmouth, N.H., quickly created a parody of the buzzy clip with hopes of carving out her own slice of Internet fame.
In the span of a lunch hour, Brenna Jenn...
Oct 10, 2013NBC News
Four years ago, most of us didn't have smartphones or tablets that let us share videos wherever and whenever we wanted; now we do, and our appetite for doing that is huge: The percent of American adult Internet users who post videos online has mor...
Oct 2, 2013Associated Press
There's a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it's not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It's something more familiar, and might even be just down the street: the public library.
Oct 2, 2013CBS News
The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period, according to CBS D.C.
Sep 27, 2013Mashable
"Typing your name into a search engine to see what results come up was initially referred to as a 'vanity search' in the early days of the Internet, but increasingly, it has become an important way to check up on the most publicly accessible digit...
Sep 26, 2013NPR
The Internet dominates many of our lives - Google searching, restaurant reservations, streaming baseball games - lots of baseball games. But the Internet is not for everyone. Fifteen percent of Americans do not use the Internet, according to a new...
Sep 26, 2013UT San Diego
The phenomenon of certain San Diego Central Library books going unread is hardly unique, said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
Libraries “are classic long-tail organizations,” Rainie sa...
Sep 25, 2013CNN
(CNN) -- Yes, they exist. And there might be more of them than you think.
Fifteen percent of adults in the United States are not online, for reasons that range from lack of interest to fear of the unknown to not being able to afford a com...
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of cell internet users say they experience slow download speeds that prevent things from loading as quickly as they would like. Of those cell internet users, 46% face slow download speeds weekly 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.