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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Feb 13, 2005The Washington Post
"When an aide to Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) went online to fuel damaging rumors about the Democratic mayor of Baltimore, he entered a world where public and private boundaries are treacherously blurred and normal etiquette can easi...
Feb 10, 2005NorthJersey.com
"Online banking use became increasingly popular in the past two years, with the fastest growth coming among the Generation X crowd, a new study says.The non-profit Pew Internet & American Life Project, which has been monitoring the soci...
Feb 10, 2005SiliconValley.com
"The number of people who've tried online banking grew 47 percent in the past two years, as more men, tech-savvy young adults and wealthy households pay bills and manage their money online, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & America...
Feb 9, 2005ClizkZ.com
"Online banking has been the fastest growing Internet activity in the U.S. over the last five years, with 53 million Americans, or 44 percent of all U.S. Internet users, now using some form of online banking service as of November 2004, accordi...
Jan 30, 2005The Washington Post
"While her peers spend their days sitting in the sunroom downstairs, Layton reads six daily newspapers online, instant-messages her grandson in Maine and downloads bits of animation to attach to e-mails.Of course, when given the chance,...
Jan 30, 2005The Ottawa Citizen
"Depending on the day, a search for the word "blogs" on Google or Yahoo will net you about 37 million sites -- give or take two or three million.Last year, the word "blog" was the most searched on the Merriam-Webster online dictionary a...
Jan 28, 2005On The Media
"This week a study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that only one in six users of internet search engines can tell the difference between “unbiased” search results and paid advertisements. Most people can tell the difference ...
Jan 27, 2005MSNBC News
"The latest must-have item for tech-savvy parents: an online brag book, written by mom and dad."NOTE:Many news sites move articles into data bases after a period of time and then offer them for sale, in the process changing the ...
Jan 27, 2005Financial Times (FT.Com)
"Sometimes, a simple little technology comes along that has unexpected effects. It may seem modest in itself, but the uses to which it can be put turn it into something altogether more ground-breaking.RSS looks like being just such a te...
Jan 25, 2005The Sacramento Bee
"One after another over the past several years, sites devoted to consumer complaints have been popping up on the Web.It is a powerful trend, both for consumers and those seeking their business, said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Inter...
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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.