Multi-section ReportsMarch 3, 2002

Getting Serious Online: As Americans Gain Experience, They Pursue More Serious Activities

As Americans gain experience online, they use the Internet more for their jobs, to make more online purchases and carry out other financial transactions, and to write emails with more significant and intimate content.

Pew Research CenterMarch 1, 2001

March 2001 Longitudinal Data Set

This dataset comprises the Pew Internet Project’s longitudinal survey in which about 40% of respondents to the March 2000 survey on email use and social connectedness were called back in March 2001 and asked the same questions.