UncategorizedAugust 24, 2007

YouTubers meeting lens to lens

There’s a lot of ongoing discussion in the internet research world about how often relationships initiated online end up evolving into offline, in-person meetings.

UncategorizedAugust 10, 2007

New Research From JCMC

A new issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication was recently published online, with articles on topics ranging from Facebook to online fantasy sports.

UncategorizedMay 16, 2007


Tom Ferguson’s spirit lives on at e-patients.net

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2007

Spectator Sport: Web Metrics

Web metrics are a spectator sport for me and I watch the ticker like a fan who knows the game is sometimes rigged.

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2007

Where’s technorati?

How a reported 30,000 internet police affect online and offline life in China

UncategorizedNovember 6, 2006

User-Generated Content

More than a third or 35% of online adults create content online, and 57% of teenagers 12-17 make their own content to post to the Web. Younger users and home broadband users are the most avid content creators, and most post their creations online …

UncategorizedOctober 5, 2006

Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”

“Web 2.0” has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.

UncategorizedJuly 19, 2006


A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers.

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2006

The Meaning of Blogging

Amanda Lenhart appeared with blogger Glenn Reynolds on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on NPR. She spoke about the role of blogs in the new information environment. The show can be accessed here.

UncategorizedFebruary 15, 2006

Surfing for Fun

About 40 million Americans were browsing the web just for fun or to pass the time on a typical day in December 2005.