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Dec 16, 2010Kathryn Zickuhr
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
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There are distinct differences among the seven groups we survey, from teens (ages 12-17) through the G.I. Generation (age 75+).
Mar 30, 2005Lee Rainie
This speech describes the mass adoption of the internet in the U.S. and its resultant impact on economic, social and civic spheres.
More in: Digital Divide, Generations, Future of the Internet, New Media Ecology
Feb 9, 2005Lee Rainie
An overview of our findings about who's online and what they do on the Web.
More in: New Media Ecology, Generations, Digital Divide
Feb 9, 2005
This data set includes basic tracking questions.
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Nov 28, 2004
This data set includes questions about how teenagers and their parents use the internet (October - Novemeber 2004).
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Nov 17, 2004John Horrigan
Got bandwidth at home? Like politics? If you answer 'yes' to these questions, and you're young, the internet shaped what you learned about the presidential election.
More in: Broadband, Generations, Politics
Ellen Simon, AP Business Writer, The Oakland Tribune
May 12, 2004
Tracking wireless usage for the first time, the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 17 percent of Internet users have logged on using an untethered device such as personal digital assistants or laptops. Among 18- to 27-year-olds, 28 percent ...
More in: Mobile, Generations
May 11, 2004John Horrigan
The presentation provides data on Internet usage for African American and Hispanic individuals.
More in: Race and Ethnicity , Generations, Women and Men
Feb 5, 2004Lee Rainie, John Horrigan
This presentation summarizes data from the report: “Cable and Internet Loom Large in Fragmented Political News Universe” and was done in conjunction with the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
More in: News, Government, Generations, Broadband, Mobile
Richard J. Dalton Jr. , Newsday
Dec 23, 2003
E-commerce "transactions are the fastest growing activities online," said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project. "When people take the plunge and give their credit card to a Web site ... that is an enormous vote of confiden...
More in: Shopping, Search, Work, Religion, Politics, News, Music, Health, Government, Education, Gaming, Banking, Generations, Race and Ethnicity , Women and Men, Email
Dec 22, 2003Mary Madden, Lee Rainie
This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000
Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of
U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.
More in: Generations, Race and Ethnicity , Women and Men, Email, Banking, Government, Health, Music, News, Politics, Religion, Shopping
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Lee RainieBoomer Business Summit in Washington, D.C.
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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.