Seniors and the Internet
Any system being designed for consumers should take advantage of two trends: the centrality of search and the importance of peer advice (whether via email, social networking sites, blogs, or other emerging technologies). Both trends are likely to …
The impact of the internet
This presentation covers many of the major findings from the Project about the social impact of the internet.
Cancer and Race
African Americans are over-represented among cancer patients and under-represented among internet users, particularly on some health discussion group sites.
Demographics, Degrees of Internet Access, and Health
This presentation contains a general overview of the internet population, an analysis of African Americans and the internet, and some thoughts about the internet’s impact on health and health care.
Latinos and cell phones
Our recent survey about how Americans use and think about their mobile phones revealed notable differences between Latino cell users and whites.
Home Broadband Adoption 2006
Adoption of high-speed internet at home grew twice as fast in the year prior to March 2006 than in the same time frame from 2004 to 2005. Middle-income Americans accounted for much of the increase.
Internet Penetration and Impact
Internet penetration has now reached 73% for all American adults. Internet users note big improvements in their ability to shop and the way they pursue hobbies and personal interests online.
Americans and their cell phones
How people use their cell phones in emergencies and to fill in their free time.
Home Broadband Adoption in Rural America
In December 2005 24% of adult rural Americans went online at home with high-speed internet connections compared with 39% of adults in urban and suburban areas.
Internet adoption abroad
New data about use of computers and the internet in other countries.