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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Jul 27, 2005ClickZ
"More teenagers are going online and doing more things online than they did in 2000.A new "Teens and Technology" report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 87 percent of American teens age 12 to 17 used the Internet in 20...
Jul 27, 2005The News Sentinel Fort Wayne
"Washington - (KRT) - The barrage of devices created for easier communication - such as cell phones, text messages and instant messaging - isn't much of a lure for most teenagers. They prefer Old Faithful: the land-line telephone."They als...
Jul 24, 2005The Miami Herald
"These days, the first step toward a college education is to surf the Web.The Internet is the place where prospective students -- both teens and adults -- begin their research: Which university has the best engineering department, best bus...
Jul 17, 2005South Florida Sun-Sentinel
"CHICAGO · Blogs are everywhere -- increasingly, the place where young people go to bare their souls, to vent, to gossip. And often they do so with unabashed fervor and little self-editing, posting their innermost thoughts for any number of Web su...
Jul 15, 2005San Jose Mercury News
"The Internet has long moved beyond its age of innocence. Viruses and worms, spam and scams such as phishing have turned Internet users into a wary bunch.There are indications that Internet users are finally growing wiser. The advent of sp...
Jul 7, 2005Chicago Sun-Times
One person "lost everything.'' For someone else, everything "just shut down.''
These people were not reciting the impact of a hurricane or tornado. Rather, they were telling what happened when their computers became infected by programs know...
Jul 7, 2005San Francisco Chronicle
The Pew study affirms largely anecdotal evidence of many Internet users taking serious measures through the years to protect themselves from the Web's dark side. But the findings also illustrate the unfamiliarity some people have with certain kind...
Jul 7, 2005washingtonpost.com
I usually take a reality check when a survey tells me that 91 percent of any group does one thing or feels another. But when I hear that 91 percent of Internet users have changed their online habits to avoid spyware, I can believe it.
Jul 7, 2005Future Tense
Internet users worried about spyware and adware are shunning specific Web sites, avoiding file-sharing networks, even switching browsers.
Many have also stopped opening e-mail attachments without first making sure they are safe, the Pew Inte...
Jun 9, 2005ClickZ.com
"Adult Internet users are turning to do-it-yourself (DIY) Web sites for instruction, not just home repair. A report from Pew Internet & American Life Project finds one in 20 people search for help in a typical day."Many news sites move...
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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.