Online banking is holding steady as a mainstream internet activity, growing along with internet use generally, though not accelerating as have some other forms of online activities.
One in six internet users has used the internet to sell things and traffic to online classified sites has risen 80% in the past year.
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
How the booming Chinese online auction market compares to America's.
Our surveys now show that one in four internet users have tried their hand at online auctions, and that the absolute number of online auction participants has been growing along with the overall internet population.
The number of people who make charitable donations online has roughly doubled since 2002, but there's plenty of room for growth.
Why has online banking surged and financial information searches have remained steady at 44%? An off-the-cuff theory.
Our November 2004 telephone survey brought some interesting data about women, men, and financial activities online.
Is the internet changing our perception of off-line activities?
Fifty-three million American adults, or 44% of internet users and one-quarter of all adults, now say they use online banking.