Internet Impact 101
With all of the niche topics we research here at the Pew Internet Project, we often need to take a step back and look at the larger picture of how internet use is changing people’s everyday lives.
Surprising, strange, and wonderful data
A compendium of Pew Internet Project findings presented at the 10th Anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium in Boston on December 1.
The Internet and Daily Life
The vast majority of online Americans say the Internet plays a role in their daily routines and that the rhythm of their everyday lives would be affected if they could no longer go online. Yet, despite its great popularity and allure, the Internet st…
The tasks of everyday life and the internet
While nearly all Internet users conducted some of their day-to-day activities online in 2004, most still defaulted to the traditional offline ways of communicating, transacting affairs, getting information and entertaining themselves.
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.
Consumption of Information Goods and Services in the U.S.
Computers and the Internet are encroaching on the TV and the landline telephone as important information and communication tools for a growing number of tech-loving Americans, especially those in their twenties.
Teens, Parents and Technology: Highlights from the Pew Internet Project
Amanda’s presentation covered how teenagers, college students and their parents use the Internet.
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.”
The Broadband Difference
The presentation highlights our findings about how broadband users are different from dial-up users.
The Broadband Difference: How online behavior changes with high-speed Internet connections
Those who have home broadband connections use the Internet differently from those who have dial-up connections. Broadband users spend more time online, do more things, and do them more often than dial-up Internet users.