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.
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.
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.
A Blogger Portrait
A new, national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers and that only a small proportion focus their coverage on politics, media, government, or technology.
Surfing to the Bank
Some 63 million Americans now let their keyboards do their banking, as online financial housekeeping has burgeoned along with internet use generally. But the “trust gap” may limit further growth, especially among less financially experienced internet users.
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.
Truly a World Wide Web
Computer usage and internet access have gone global. In many countries the growth has been fastest among people older than 50, according to a new Pew Global Attitudes report.
Not Looking for Love
Hold the heart-shaped candy; most singles in America aren’t actively seeking romance.