UncategorizedJune 8, 2005

Internet Impact 101

With all of the niche topics we research here at the Pew Internet Project, we often need to take a step back and look at the larger picture of how internet use is changing people’s everyday lives.

UncategorizedJune 8, 2005

Do-it-yourself Information

Some 55% of adult internet users have looked for “how-to,” “do-it-yourself” or repair information online.

UncategorizedMay 24, 2005

New Demographic Info and Activities Data

Last week we posted updates to three of the Latest Trends tables on our website.

UncategorizedMay 17, 2005

Health Information Online

Eight in ten internet users have looked online for information on at least one of 16 health topics, with increased interest since 2002 in diet, fitness, drugs, health insurance, experimental treatments, and particular doctors and hospitals.

UncategorizedMay 16, 2005

Buzz, Blogs, and Beyond

Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.

UncategorizedMay 11, 2005

Charitable Donating Online

The number of people who make charitable donations online has roughly doubled since 2002, but there’s plenty of room for growth.

UncategorizedMay 5, 2005

A Local Issue with National Participation

The Kansas State Board of Education has begun hearings on whether to change the way that biology is taught in public schools to include the teaching of intelligent design, a contrary theory to that of evolution and natural selection.

UncategorizedMay 4, 2005

Revealing Research

Demographic differences in Web site design — captured by a staple of Halloween parties and roller skating rinks.

UncategorizedMay 3, 2005

An email interview with Lee Rainie

A day in the life at the Pew Internet Project and other revelations.

UncategorizedMay 2, 2005

New data on blogs and blogging

About 6% of U.S. adults have created blogs and 16% of them read blogs