America’s Online Pursuits
This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000 Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.
Wired for Health: How Californians Compare
Low-income Californians are more likely than other low-income Americans to go online and to search for health information. Health insurance, alternative medicine, and experimental treatments are particularly popular topics among Californian Internet …
Consumption of Information Goods and Services in the U.S.
Computers and the Internet are encroaching on the TV and the landline telephone as important information and communication tools for a growing number of tech-loving Americans, especially those in their twenties.
Spam: How it is hurting email and degrading life on the Internet
Internet users are frustrated and unhappy about spam, as they see it making email less reliable, effective, and fun.
The Internet and Emergency Preparedness
Half of Americans fear terrorists might mount successful cyber-attacks against key American utilities and businesses.
Internet Use by Region in the U.S.
Internet penetration is not spread evenly over all regions, and users in different regions do different things online.
Music Downloading, File-sharing and Copyright
The number of American adults downloading music continues to grow and two-thirds of those who download or share files say they don’t care whether the files are copyrighted or not.
Internet Health Resources
Half of American adults have searched online for 16 health topics ranging from disease information to smoking cessation strategies. Health seekers go online to become informed, to prepare for appointments and surgery, to share information, and to see…
Let the games begin: Gaming technology and college students
This is a report of a study of college studentsâ€™ use of electronic, video and online games. Seventy percent of college students surveyed reported playing games at least once in a while. The academic and social impacts of gaming are discussed.
Broadband Adoption at Home
There was 50% growth in home broadband adoption in the past year, but the torrid growth pace will likely slow.