Multi-section ReportsDecember 30, 2007

Information Searches That Solve Problems

There are several major findings in this report. One is this: For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources.

CommentaryDecember 30, 2007

The new information order

Where do you turn when you have a problem? Family and friends? Experts? Internet searches? Libraries?
We asked those and a variety of other questions on a recent survey and found some surprising things.

CommentaryDecember 21, 2007

Have you googled yourself today?

The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.

CommentaryDecember 20, 2007

Holiday Data

Full data sets for our Parents-Teens and Digital Footprints surveys are now posted and available for download.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 19, 2007

Teens and Social Media

More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. “Super communicators” rise as email fades as a tool for teens.

CommentaryDecember 19, 2007

The Ever-Changing Footprint of a Report

As is often the case when we release new reports, there are various cycles of commentary that help to deepen the discussion of the findings.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 16, 2007

Digital Footprints

Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.

CommentaryDecember 12, 2007

Could broadband help the environment?

With environmentally friendly solutions a hot topic, switching to broadband could be one of the easiest ways for you to reduce emissions, according to a new report.

CommentaryDecember 5, 2007

Writers’ strike and internet programming

As we reach the one-month mark of the Writers Guild of America strike, will audiences move to the internet for programming?

CommentaryNovember 30, 2007

Facebook’s Latest About-Face

The top story on many tech news sites today is Facebook’s most recent “about-face” decision to change some of the features of their new Beacon advertising program.