Seeking Health Online
Most of the millions of Americans who turn to the web for health information are pleased by what they find — though few check the quality of the information.
Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”
This Pew Internet report provides a short history and description of the catch-all Internet buzzword “Web 2.0” and examines the Web applications it describes.
Now in its Adolescence, the Internet Evolves into a Supplementary News Source
Now, as the internet enters its second decade as a potent new information technology, a study of America’s news consumption puts that adolescent’s role in the media family into sharper focus and clearer context.
Finding Answers Online In Sickness and In Health
Americans rely on the internet for important health information now more than ever and many say it’s their most important source of help when illness strikes.
When Facing a Tough Decision, 60 Million Americans Now Seek the Internet’s Help
Whether buying a home or a car, picking a college or a stock, or seeking medical advice, more and more people turn to the web.
The Strength of Internet Ties
The internet and email expand and strengthen the social ties that people maintain in the offline world, according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.