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The author would like to acknowledge the excellent research assistance provided for this report by our 2007-2008 intern Jessica Vitak.

About the Pew Internet & American Life Project: The Pew Internet Project is a nonprofit, non-partisan think tank that explores the impact of the Internet on children, families, communities, the work place, schools, health care, and civic/political life.  The Project is an initiative of the Pew Research Center and financial support is provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project’s Web site:

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