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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.
Matthew Lasar, Ars Technica
May 28, 2009
Temporary FCC Chair Michael Copps cites Pew Internet Project data in a report on rural broadband development:
The 2008 Farm Bill required the Chair of the FCC to crank out this compendium outlining "a comprehensive rural broadband strategy" that ...
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Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press
Mar 25, 2009
In the study, Pew examined American adults' gadgets and services, their activities and their attitudes toward technology. About 60 percent of the overall respondents didn't have significant attachments to mobile devices, either because they didn't ha...
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Mar 25, 2009John Horrigan
Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.
Sam Hassan, New America Media
Mar 8, 2009
A recently launched nationwide program will aim to help elderly Latino/Americans get comfortable in cyberspace in an effort to overcome one of the widest gaps in the so-called "digital divide" between those who are able to access and use the Internet...
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Sarah Perez, ReadWriteWeb
Jan 30, 2009
According to Pew's research, Generation X is most likely to shop, bank, and look for health information online, but boomers are just as likely as Gen Y to make travel reservations online. Even the older Silent Generation is competitive when it comes ...
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Jan 28, 2009Sydney Jones, Susannah Fox
Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.
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This is a series of charts related to the "Generations Online in 2009" report released on Jan. 28, 2009.
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Jan 21, 2009John Horrigan
Investment in broadband has become part of the broader discussion about President Obama's economic stimulus package. How easy will it be to increase the pool of broadband subscribers or to encourage existing ones to upgrade their connection speeds?
Nov 30, 2008Susannah Fox
A New York Times article, That Digital Divide, Bridged in a Classroom, features our August 2008 data on computer usage, which tracks with our findings on internet penetration:...
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Aug 1, 2008
This survey examines the state of civic and political involvement in America, and the ways in which technology plays a role in civic engagement. It was used in our report "The Internet and Civic Engagement".
More in: Politics, Government, Web 2.0, Digital Divide
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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.