UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generational differences in online activities

Contrary to the image of Generation Y as the “Net Generation,” internet users in their 20s do not dominate every aspect of online life. Generation X is the most likely group to bank, shop, and look for health information online.

UncategorizedJanuary 21, 2009

Reasons people do not have home broadband

Our May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and our December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the internet. This table summarizes the results.

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2008

Obama voters expect to remain mobilized

Fully 46% of all Obama voters expect to hear directly from Barack Obama or other officials affiliated with the new administration at least occasionally over the next year, and 15% of Obama voters expect to hear from the new administration on at least…

UncategorizedDecember 4, 2008

The Future of the Internet III

A survey of internet leaders, activists and analysts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, artificial and virtual reality become more embedded in everyday life.

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2006

The Future of the Internet II: 2020

A survey of technology thinkers and stakeholders shows they believe the internet will continue to spread in a “flattening” and improving world. There are many, though, who think major problems will accompany technology advances by 2020.

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2005

Demographics of Teen Content Creators

American teenagers are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations.

UncategorizedJanuary 5, 2005

The Future of the Internet I: 2014

A table summarizing the results of a wide-ranging survey in which technology leaders, scholars, industry officials, and interested members of the public assess the future of the internet.

UncategorizedAugust 11, 2004

The tasks of everyday life and the internet

While nearly all Internet users conducted some of their day-to-day activities online in 2004, most still defaulted to the traditional offline ways of communicating, transacting affairs, getting information and entertaining themselves.

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2003

What online citizens like to see and do

The Internet offers a variety of activities to the online citizenry. The survey asked whether respondents ever engaged in eleven of them, and this table displays the results.

UncategorizedJuly 25, 2001

Interaction with the Web by Race and Gender (2001)

The percentage of Internet users by race and gender engaging in online activities overall (and on a typical day).