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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
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...
Dec 30, 2005ABCNews.com
“The days of men dominating the Internet may be over, a new study finds. But, according to the study, the two sexes use the Web for very different things.The study says 68 percent of men and 66 percent of women now go online. Since women m...
Dec 29, 2005Los Angeles Daily News
"Women are now as likely to use the Internet as men - about two-thirds of both genders - yet a new study shows that gaps remain in what each sex does online.
American men who go online are more likely than women to check the weather, the news, s...
Dec 29, 2005DesignTechnica.com
"A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project finds that while nearly equal numbers of men and women now use the Internet, usage can vary greatly between genders. Men tend like the experience offered by the Internet and the informat...
Dec 29, 2005Newsday
“Alongside the highway or on the information superhighway, women are still more likely to ask for driving directions than men, according to both the old adage and a new study on Web usage.Eighty-seven percent of women who use the Internet ...
Dec 29, 2005BBC News
“A study by the Pew Internet Project found that roughly the same percentage of men and women in the US are serious internet users.But the research found that men value the net for the freedom it gives them to try new ways of doing things.<...
Dec 29, 2005Reuters UK
"Internet users share many common interests, but men are heavier consumers of news, stocks, sports and pornography while more women look for health and religious guidance, a broad survey of U.S. Web usage has found.The study by the Pew Int...
Dec 29, 2005The Washington Post
“Traditionally, women have lagged behind men in adoption of Internet technologies, but a study released yesterday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that women under age 65 now outpace men in Internet usage, though only by a few per...
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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.