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Sep 25, 2013Kathryn Zickuhr
15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.
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Internet access is best understood as a spectrum, ranging from people who have never been online, to those who have dial-up or sporadic access, to those who have broadband at home and at work.
Jan 26, 2011Susannah Fox
People living with disability are less likely than other adults in the U.S. to use the internet: 54%, compared with 81%. The first question many people ask when they hear that is, Why? The second is, What can be done? The third is, or should be, What...
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Wilson Rothman, msnbc.com
Jan 21, 2011
Several recent reports tell a troubling story about Americans with disabilities: While many would have no trouble using the Internet, a large percentage lack access to it in the home.
Consider these contrasting numbers: 54 percent of American adul...
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Jan 21, 2011Susannah Fox
People living with disability are less likely than other adults to use the internet.
Jesse Washington, Associated Press
Jan 10, 2011
Today, as mobile technology puts computers in our pockets, Latinos and blacks are more likely than the general population to access the Web by cellular phones, and they use their phones more often to do more things.
But now some see a new "digital...
More in: Digital Divide, Race and Ethnicity , Mobile
Teddy Wayne, New York Times
Dec 12, 2010
Household income is the greatest predictor of Internet use for Americans, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center.
“The correlation between income and participation in many Internet activities might be expected,” said Jim ...
Nov 24, 2010Jim Jansen
Those in households earning over $75,000 are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.
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Vanessa Fox, Search Engine Land
Nov 24, 2010
The PEW Internet and American Life Project has come out with a new study about internet use based on household income that includes some data on how these segments use search. There’s also interesting stuff here about how income correlates to likelih...
Samantha Murphy , msnbc.com
(TechNewsDaily) Americans that live in higher-income homes are more likely to use the Internet to get the news, own multiple Internet devices and pay bills online, according to a Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project report.
David Zax, Fast Company
Pew Internet has released a report finding that income is the strongest predictor of whether, how often, and in what ways Americans use the web. The report adds nuance--and a few surprises--to existing research on America's digital divide. It even su...
Sep 17, 2010Aaron Smith
Trends in technology use and adoption among African-Americans and Latinos
More in: Race and Ethnicity , Digital Divide
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of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web, including 59% who do so on a typical day
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.