Internet & TechAugust 9, 2011

Search and Email Still the Most Popular Online Activities

As they have done for nearly a decade, email and search form the core of online communication and online information gathering, respectively, even as new platforms, broadband and mobile devices continue to reshape the way Americans use the internet and web.

Internet & TechSeptember 24, 2008

Networked Workers

More than six in ten workers now use the internet or email on the job, but many find technology a mixed blessing.

Internet & TechSeptember 12, 2008

Cloud Computing Gains in Currency

More and more online Americans are accessing data and applications, such as email and photos, that are stored in cyberspace.

Internet & TechAugust 6, 2008

Search Soars, Challenging Email as a Favorite Internet Activity

The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49%).

Internet & TechApril 24, 2008

Writing, Technology and Teens

Most teenagers spend a considerable amount of their life composing texts, but they don’t regard most of the material they create electronically as real writing. Does e-communication help – or hurt – students’ writing skills?

Internet & TechMay 23, 2007

Adjusting to a Diet of Spam

As more of the stuff finds its way into Americans’ personal and workplace email accounts, internet users find it easier to digest.