The number of online adults to use classified ad websites, such as Craigslist, more than doubled from 2005 to 2009 devastating a key revenue source for traditional newspapers
The share of adult internet users who have a profile on a social networking site has more than quadrupled in the past four years.
Just half of adults with chronic conditions use the internet; but once online, they are avid consumers of health information.
The Internet has become America's playground with the great majority of those online now using the web to pursue leisure-time interests from genealogy and collecting to gambling.
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.
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.