UncategorizedDecember 20, 2006

Robo-calls in the 2006 campaign

64% of registered voters received recorded telephone messages in the final stages of the 2006 mid-term election.

UncategorizedDecember 15, 2006

U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2007 Abstract

It’s that time of year again, when data-hungry researchers and citizens get the early Christmas gift of the Statistical Abstract of the United States.

UncategorizedDecember 13, 2006

Internet Users In Search of a Home

Nearly two in five adult internet users in the U.S. (39%) have gone online to look for information about a place to live, up from 34% in 2004 and 27% in 2000.

UncategorizedDecember 13, 2006

Young, Restless, Looking to Move

51% of internet users ages 18 to 29 have looked online for housing information and 9% do so on a typical day.

UncategorizedNovember 29, 2006

Teens, IM and Mark Foley

Now that the election is long past and the Mark Foley scandal is perhaps a slightly less inflammatory subject, we can address some of the inquiries that we’ve gotten about young people and instant messaging.

UncategorizedNovember 28, 2006

Virtual tours

More than half of internet users have taken virtual tours — nearly doubling the number who had done so in late 2004.

UncategorizedNovember 27, 2006

Virtual Tours

More than half of internet users have taken virtual tours — nearly doubling the number who had done so in late 2004.

UncategorizedNovember 22, 2006

Podcast Downloading

Some 12% of internet users say they have downloaded a podcast so they can listen to it or view it at a later time.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2006

The Internet as a Resource for News and Information about Science

Fully 87% of online users have at one time used the internet to carry out research on a scientific topic or concept.

UncategorizedNovember 10, 2006

Participation 2.0

As we’ve seen during this election season, participating online can also motivate users to participate offline.