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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+).
Misha Davenport, Chicago Sun-Times
Jul 7, 2003
College students are doing more than just hitting the books. According to a new national study for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, nearly two-thirds of college students are spending time playing computer and video games.
More in: Gaming, Generations
Mike Snider, USA TODAY
Virtually every college student in a Pew Internet & American Life Project survey, out today, said they had played a computer or video game at some point in their lives, and two out of three said they still play them at least occasionally.
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Jennifer Beauprez, The Denver Post
The pervasive nature of the technology among young people provides a glimpse into the future of entertainment, said Steve Jones, senior research fellow at Pew.
Jul 6, 2003Steve Jones
This is a report of a study of college students’ use of electronic, video and online games. Seventy percent of college students surveyed reported playing games at least once in a while. The academic and social impacts of gaming are discussed.
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Jun 23, 2003Amanda Lenhart
This presentation addressed the findings of the Project's "Ever-Shifting Internet Population" report.
More in: Digital Divide, Generations, Race and Ethnicity , Seniors
Katie Hafner, The New York Times
Apr 17, 2003
But in spite of the electrons flying all around her, she resists the pull to go online. A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project has found that 42 percent of American adults say they are not connected to the Internet, and a surpris...
More in: Digital Divide, Race and Ethnicity , Generations, Seniors
Apr 16, 2003Lee Rainie, Mary Madden, Angie Boyce, Amanda Lenhart, John Horrigan, Katherine Allen, Erin O'Grady
This study reveals a fluidity in internet use, detailing the on again, off again, or proximal relationships that some have with the Internet and also looks at those who remain offline and the reasons given for non-use.
More in: Digital Divide, Generations, Race and Ethnicity , Seniors, Women and Men
Tech TV Live Staff, ABC News. com
Sep 11, 2001
Although only 15 percent of Americans aged 65 or older go online, that small group of Internet-savvy seniors is composed of extremely avid users, a new study released Sunday shows.
More in: Seniors, Digital Divide, Generations
By Alan Goldstein , The Dallas Morning News
Sep 10, 2001
Only 15 percent of people aged 65 and older go online – a fraction of the figure for the overall population – but they make up a fervent group that tends to use the Internet more, according to a survey released Sunday.
More in: Seniors, Generations, Digital Divide
By Lisa Napoli, MSNBC.com
Sep 9, 2001
Why do senior citizens go online? For the most part, they’re convinced to do so by their grandchildren or children, according to a new survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project
More in: Seniors, Generations, Communities
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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.