Multi-section ReportsOctober 10, 2001

The Commons of the Tragedy: How the Internet was used by millions after the terror attacks

The most significant development online after the attack has been the outpouring of grief, prayerful communication, information dissemination through email, and political commentary.

Pew Research CenterOctober 7, 2001

October 2-7, 2001 Tracking Data

This data set contains questions about people’s reaction to the September 11 terrorist attacks and how people used the Internet in the aftermath of the attacks.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 15, 2001

How Americans Used the Internet After the Terror Attack

The Internet was not a primary resource for news for most Americans after the terror attacks, but was a helpful supplement to TV and the telephone; many found it useful for expressing their sorrow and anger.