Internet Usage Articles

The Internet Was Kind Of Terrible In 2002 [Infographic] The Internet Was Kind Of Terrible In 2002 [Infographic]
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Looking back 10 years ago is kind of hard. It’s difficult to remember much of anything from when I was a snot-nosed brat. I was, however, already messing around with the Internet at that point, but it was mostly for …

Now That’s A Lot of Information Consumption Now That’s A Lot of Information Consumption
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Considering the fact we are living in The Information Age, the figures concerning information consumption shouldn’t be surprising, but yet, they are. In fact, eye-popping would be a better adjective than surprising, because one thing’s for certain: Internet users go …

Global Internet Use Not Yet Universal
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Going online in many countries, including developed ones is far from universal according to a new report by the World Internet Project (WIP).

The report was carried out by the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, it found only half of the 10 reporting countries had more than a majority of Internet users.

U.S. Internet Use Sees Dramatic Growth
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More than half (62%) of households in the U.S. had Internet access in 2007, an 18 percent increase from 1997, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

Sixty-four percent of individuals 18 and over used the Internet from any location in 2007, while only 22 percent did so in 1997. Among households using the Internet in 2007, 82 percent used a high-speed connection, and 17 percent used a dial-up connection.

Heaviest Internet Users Also Heavy TV Viewers
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Nearly 31 percent of in-home Internet activity takes place while the user is watching television, which indicates there is a large amount of simultaneous Internet and television usage, according to a new report from Nielsen’s TV/Internet Convergence Panel.

Heaviest Internet Users Also Heavy TV Viewers

Internet Outpacing TV For Time Spent
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Internet users are spending more time online than they are spending watching TV according to a new study by IDC.


The study found that Internet users spent 32.7 hours per week online and about half as much time watching television (16.4 hours). Time spent reading newspapers or magazines accounted for 3.9 hours per week, while overall time spent using all media was 70.6 hours.

Internet Use Below Average In Asia-Pacific

In May there were 284 million people in the Asian- Pacific region who accessed the Internet, according to a comScore World Metrix study.