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…
The Future of the Internet as Baby Boomers Age
In ten years, the Baby Boomers will age into the 65+ demographic and change everything about the “wired senior” group, but a great many offline Americans may be with us for years to come.
There are clear differences among those with broadband connections, dial-up connections, and no connections at all to the internet.
Broadband Adoption at Home: Growing but Slowing
This presentation shows recent trends in home broadband adoption and shows why the growth rates of the recent past are not likely to continue. The pool of remaining dial-up users are older, lower income, and less engaged with the internet than dia…
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.
Professors and the internet
There is interesting, new research about college faculty use of the internet and their judgment about its impact on their students.
Teens Who Don’t Use the Internet
Even with an overwhelming majority of teens online, there are about three million youth between ages 12 and 17 who do not use the internet. What about the 13% of teens who aren’t online?
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.
Use of web cams
One out of six American adult internet users (16%) have gone online to view another person or a place via a web cam.
National Trends, Local Insights
This presentation combines national survey data with a special online survey of K-12 school system webmasters in the Washington, DC, region. Topics include: the internet’s impact on parents, students, K-12 education, and local government.