UncategorizedDecember 30, 2007

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.

UncategorizedDecember 21, 2007

Have you googled yourself today?

The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.

UncategorizedDecember 16, 2007

Digital Footprints

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.

UncategorizedNovember 12, 2007

Amicus Brief Alert

How the Fair Housing Act intersected with Pew Internet Project data via Craigslist.

UncategorizedNovember 8, 2007

Expert Opinions

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.

UncategorizedAugust 20, 2007

Dr. Google and Dr. Microsoft

Keeping an eye on the Dr. Google vs. Dr. Microsoft horserace.

UncategorizedAugust 9, 2007

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?

UncategorizedApril 24, 2007

Wikipedia users

36% of online American adults consult Wikipedia