Information Searches That Solve Problems
There are several major findings in this report. One is this: For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources.
Have you googled yourself today?
The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.
Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.
Amicus Brief Alert
How the Fair Housing Act intersected with Pew Internet Project data via Craigslist.
If only 20% of auto shops accurately diagnose car troubles, a lot of people may understand that, for cars and other matters, another opinion is well worth seeking.
Dr. Google and Dr. Microsoft
Keeping an eye on the Dr. Google vs. Dr. Microsoft horserace.
Search Privacy Practices
What if your search queries for the last 18 months were archived along with your IP address? Would anything embarrassing come up, like how many times you searched for your own name or the name of your ex?
36% of online American adults consult Wikipedia