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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.
Jul 8, 2010Susannah Fox
Internet penetration, mobile use, the social life of health information -- and how it fits in with the National Library of Medicine's strategy.
More in: Health, Social Networking, Digital Divide, Race and Ethnicity , Generations, Mobile
Gautham Nagesh, The Hill
Jul 7, 2010
Eighty-seven percent of minority respondents own a cell phone as opposed to 80 percent of whites. In total, 64 percent of African-Americans use some form of mobile Internet via their cell phone or laptop, while only 59 percent of all adults do so. Sm...
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Joshua Brustein, New York Times
The image of the affluent and white cellphone owner as the prototypical mobile Web user seems to be a mistaken one, according to a report published Wednesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Center.
The study found t...
May 1, 2010
Our May 2010 survey contains questions about wireless internet use, broadband adoption and attitudes, adult text messaging habits and the use of mobile phone applications.
More in: Social Networking, Digital Divide, Race and Ethnicity , Seniors, Broadband, Mobile
Apr 27, 2010Aaron Smith
The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.
More in: Government, Politics, Digital Divide
Mar 23, 2010Kristen Purcell
Kristen Purcell will speak at the the Fred Rogers Center's Fred Forward Conference about recent research on teens' online activities.
More in: Teens, Race and Ethnicity , Digital Divide
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Dec 22, 2009
Latino adults are increasing their use of the Internet faster than other ethnic groups, according to a new survey from the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Internet and American Life Project...
Latinos who were born in the U.S. were much more like...
More in: Race and Ethnicity , Digital Divide
Dec 22, 2009Susannah Fox
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
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Randall Stross, New York Times
Oct 19, 2009
ACCESS to a fast Internet connection has become more than a convenience. It’s being enshrined in some countries as a legal right of all citizens. Finland, for example, announced last week that it was moving up its timetable to next year from 2015 for...
Steve Giegerich, Associated Press Newswires
Oct 9, 2009
A 2009 study by the Pew Foundation's Internet and American Life Project illustrates the depth of the digital divide.
Pew found that 85 percent of households with an income exceeding $75,000 have broadband service, more than double the 42 percent o...
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Aaron SmithThe U.S Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet
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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.