Multi-section ReportsDecember 29, 2004

Virtual Tours Proliferate

54 million U.S. internet users have used the internet to take a virtual tour of another locale.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 5, 2004

Artists, Musicians and the Internet

Artists and musicians are enthusiastic internet users and they believe the internet helps them make and sell their work.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 27, 2004

The Internet and Democratic Debate

As wired Americans increasingly go online for political news and commentary, we find that the internet is contributing to a wider awareness of political views during this year’s campaign season.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 20, 2004

Use of Online Rating Systems

33 million American internet users have reviewed or rated someone or something as part of an online rating system.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 10, 2004

Prescription Drugs Online

One in four Americans has used the internet to look for information about prescription drugs. Other topics covered: prescription drugs purchases online; drug-related spam.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 3, 2004

Presidential Campaign Ads Online

The presidential campaign world today regards the internet as an asset for fund-raising, voter-profiling, and insider communicating, but not for advertising, according to the first-ever systematic study of online political ads.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 1, 2004

How Americans Use Instant Messaging

American adult use of instant messaging continues to grow in intensity, particularly among younger users who appreciate and embrace the tools of expression embedded within IM programs.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 12, 2004

Data Memo on Search Engines

The use of search engines is a top online activity and Americans increasingly feel they get the information they want when they perform search queries

Multi-section ReportsAugust 11, 2004

The Internet and Daily Life

The vast majority of online Americans say the Internet plays a role in their daily routines and that the rhythm of their everyday lives would be affected if they could no longer go online. Yet, despite its great popularity and allure, the Internet st…

Multi-section ReportsJuly 8, 2004

Internet as Unique News Source

Millions go online for news and images not covered in the mainstream press. But many are repulsed by what they see.