When the Internet Doesn’t Work
As many businesses try to push encounters away from the phone and to online tools, it can be annoying when the web sites don’t work as advertised.
Online News: For many home broadband users, the internet is a primary news source
By the end of 2005, 50 million Americans got news online on a typical day, a sizable increase since 2002. Much of that growth has been fueled by the rise in home broadband connections over the last four years.
Catch Walt Mossberg’s Act
Walt Mossberg’s entertaining rant at the Anti-Spyware Coalition meeting was captured on video and is worth a listen.
Seniors, Youth & Privacy
New analysis of our data & others indicates that younger people are more likely to take action to prevent identity fraud & spyware.
There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.
Home Broadband Adoption in Rural America
In December 2005 24% of adult rural Americans went online at home with high-speed internet connections compared with 39% of adults in urban and suburban areas.
Internet adoption abroad
New data about use of computers and the internet in other countries.
Invasion of the Computer Snatchers
This week’s Washington Post magazine story by Brian Krebs should serve as yet another wake-up call to internet users who do not take precautions against software intrusions.
Surfing for Fun
About 40 million Americans were browsing the web just for fun or to pass the time on a typical day in December 2005.
Romance in America
Only 16% of single American adults are actively looking for dating partners.