UncategorizedOctober 29, 2006

Online Health Search 2006

Most internet users start at a search engine when looking for health information online. Very few check the source and date of the information they find.

UncategorizedOctober 5, 2006

Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”

“Web 2.0” has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.

UncategorizedSeptember 28, 2006

New Workers, New Workplaces

Young workers who have grown up with the internet, cell phones, video games, iPods, and digital cameras are different from their elders. Those who are now hiring the young “digital natives” need to recognize how they have grown up in a unique worl…

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2006

The Future of the Internet II

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. A predictions…

UncategorizedSeptember 20, 2006

More Americans turn to the internet for news about politics

On a typical day in August, 26 million Americans were using the internet for news or information about politics and the upcoming mid-term elections.

UncategorizedSeptember 19, 2006

Online Traffic Jam

Three perspectives on measuring online traffic.

UncategorizedAugust 30, 2006

The Afterlife of Text Messages

A company bought 10 phones on eBay and then “resurrected” information on them.

UncategorizedAugust 25, 2006

New Data on How Americans Use the Internet

Those who are regular users of our data will find that we’ve recently posted an updated and reorganized version of our “Usage Over Time” spreadsheet in the Latest Trends section of our website.

UncategorizedAugust 10, 2006

Internet Use Among Cancer Patients

E-patients have a huge appetite for high-quality, relevant content.

UncategorizedAugust 9, 2006

Warning Unwary Searchers

48% of internet users said they have stopped visiting certain Web sites that they fear might deposit unwanted programs – and that was before Google started warning people about wandering into unsafe territory.