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.
Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”
â€œWeb 2.0â€ has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.
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…
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…
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.
Online Traffic Jam
Three perspectives on measuring online traffic.
The Afterlife of Text Messages
A company bought 10 phones on eBay and then “resurrected” information on them.
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.
Internet Use Among Cancer Patients
E-patients have a huge appetite for high-quality, relevant content.
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.