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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Nov 21, 2005Yahoo News
"WASHINGTON (AFP) - More and more Americans are googling and yahooing their way through life, according to a new survey which shows a massive increase in the use of Internet search engines over two years.Nearly 60 million Americans every d...
Nov 21, 2005Electricnews.net
"The use of online search engines is giving e-mail a run for its money as the most popular internet activity amongst US surfers.So says the latest report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, which reveals that in September arou...
Nov 21, 2005The New York Times
"The number of people who use Internet search engines to find information has jumped over the last year, claiming a solid No. 2 spot among online tasks after sending and receiving e-mail messages, a study released yesterday found.Of the 94...
Nov 14, 2005The Columbus Dispatch
“When 17-year-old Chris Curphey goes online, he doesn’t just check his e-mail or browse retail sites, as many adults might do. Instead, the high-school senior creates Web sites and charges clients for his work. And he’s not the only teenag...
Nov 12, 2005Financial Times
Whatever the reasons for their existence, the small enclaves where people are still cut off from the world of internet, e-mails and mobile phones do have a lesson for us. Communication is the most basic tool of a civil society, but there is little...
Nov 4, 2005BBC News
“The Pew American and Internet Life Project research suggested that 12 to 17-year-olds look to web tools to share what they think and do online.It also said they were much more likely than adults to read and have a weblog.The repor...
Nov 3, 2005Rocky Mountain News
“It began as an argument between two pals over who should play second base for the Colorado Rockies: Aaron Miles? Or Luis Gonzalez?The friendly spat inspired 16-year-old Sam Handler and his friend to create a Web log, or blog, where Handle...
Nov 3, 2005Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"American teenagers are doing more than just passively surfing the Web: More than half are adding their own content to the Internet, through blogs and other interactive means, according to a new survey.Teens share the content -- which incl...
Nov 3, 2005The New York Times
“Melissa Paredes, a 16-year-old in Lompoc, Calif., maintains a Web site where she writes poetry, posts pictures and shares music. So when she was mourning her stepfather, David Grabowski, earlier this year, she reflexively channeled her grief into...
Nov 3, 2005Orlando Sentinel
“This is not your grandmother's diary, though she may log on and read it.Blogs, or Web diaries, are surging in popularity among today's youths, a tech-savvy generation that doesn't flinch at posting musings online for potentially millions ...
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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.