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.
Opportunities and Challenges: Using the Internet for Prevention
Susannah Fox discusses national and California state survey findings.
Robert Lewis Shayon Lecture
This speech is an informal discussion of the history of the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
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.
Factual Error Found on Internet: Shocking revelations from a researcher’s online journey
This presentation is an overview of three years of survey findings and other research about the adoption and impact of the Internet.
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.
The Internet’s Impact on American Life
John’s presentation provides data on broadband penetration to homes and highlights findings from the report “The Broadband Difference.”
Holidays Online 2002
More than three-quarters of Internet users went online this season for some kind of holiday activity. For many email was vital for planning gatherings or sending greetings. Online holiday shopping was up slightly from the previous year.