All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pew Internet and American Life’

Pew Finds Online Friends Ignore Your Politics

I’ve long been a fan of the adage “Opinions are like a**holes. Everybody has one, but nobody else wants to hear it.” For me, this is nowhere more true than in the social media world, where friends and acquaintances alike broadcast 140-character sound bites about their cause du jour. I’m generally averse to social platforms’ unremitting layout updates, but when …

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More Americans Going Online For Health Information

The majority (61%) of Americans are going online for health information and most are reading reviews and comments posted by other users, according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

Among those who have gone online, 59 percent have done at least one of the following activities:

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Study Looks at Internet Use in America

The newest PEW/Internet and American Life study indicates just how important the Internet is becoming in . . . well, American Life. Of the nearly 2800 Americans surveyed, 58% turn to the Internet first for answers.

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Pew: Web 2.0 Is Web 1.0

Pew Internet and American Life Project released a six-page analysis of Web 2.0, attempting to define, exactly, what types of Internet applications the phrase covers. The end result: like porn, we know Web 2.0 when we see it; and Web 2.0 has been here since Web 1.0.

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