New internet features let users organize digital material their own way.
Social Networking Websites and Teens
In the past 5 years, social networking sites have rocketed from a niche activity in to a phenomenon that engages tens of millions of internet users.
Internet Users In Search of a Home
More than a quarter of all adults in the U.S. — and more than half of 18-29 year olds — have looked online for information about housing, double the overall number of Americans who had done so in 2000.
As the array of individuals and mainstream media institutions providing podcasts has expanded rapidly — as well as the types of digital multimedia content available from the internet — so too has the audience for downloadable video, images and text.
Virtual Space is the Place
About 72 million people have used the internet to explore other areas, a 33% increase over 2004 when an estimated 54 million did so. On a typical day, more than five million people are taking virtual tours in cyberspace, up from roughly two million in 2004.
Seeking Science in Cyberspace
A Pew Internet/Exploratorium project finds nearly 9-in-10 online users have researched a scientific topic or concept on the internet. Nearly three quarters (71%) of internet users say they turn to the internet for science news and information because it is convenient.
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.
Digital ‘Natives’ Invade the Workplace
Newcomers to the world of work may find that their bosses are strangers in the digital world
The Future of the Internet II
742 top tech thinkers and stakeholders see expanding influence — and some scary scenarios.
Politics in Cyberspace
With mid-term elections approaching, record numbers of Americans are turning to the internet for information on politics and campaigns.