How Women and Men Use the Internet
Men continue to pursue many internet activities more intensively than women. At the same time, trend data show that women are catching up in overall use and are framing their online experience with a greater emphasis on deepening connections with peo…
About 25 million people have used the internet to sell something
One in six internet users has used the internet to sell things and traffic to online classified sites has risen 80% in the past year.
13 million Americans made donations online after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
Big jump in search engine use
Nearly 60 million online Americans use search engines on an average day.
Teen Content Creators and Consumers
American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations.
There are clear differences among those with broadband connections, dial-up connections, and no connections at all to the internet.
Broadband Adoption in the United States: Growing but Slowing
The growth in home high-speed internet adoption, after growing quickly in the past several years, has slowed down and is poised to slow even further.
The Internet at School
There has been a 45% increase since 2000 in the number of teenagers who use the internet at school.
Teens and Technology
Today’s American teens live in a world enveloped by communications technologies; the internet and cell phones have become a central force that fuels the rhythm of daily life.
Tech Term Awareness
The average American internet user is not sure what podcasting is, what an RSS feed does, or what the term â€œphishingâ€ means.