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Wireless Internet Usage Continues To Increase

The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently conducted a study gauging the increasing prevalence of wireless connectivity among Internet users as a whole.

According to the findings of the report, nearly 34% of Internet users have logged onto the Internet using a wireless connection either around the house, at their workplace, or some place else.

This means that one-third of Internet users, making use of laptops or other mobile devices have surfed the Internet or checked email by means of a WiFi connection or a cell phone network.

Tagging: ‘Next-Stage Search Phenomenon’

Though currently only seven percent of Internet users tag content on a daily basis, tagging is expected to grow because of its sheer utility – maybe even at the expense of the now quite old-world categorizing ways of the Dewey Decimal System. Internet search as we currently know it is also expected to change as a result of people-powered indexing.

Pew: The Internet Will Eat You

With bated breath, we waited two full months for Pew Internet’s latest insight into the online community. Finally, Pew slapped the Web with a 115-page glimpse into the future confirming what Hollywood’s been telling us for the past 20 years: we’re all screwed.

Nearly Everyone Uses The Internet

Shopping, working, and pursuing personal interests have improved greatly as experiences for the typical Internet user continue to benefit from faster access and new interface technologies.