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  1. U.S. E-reader ownership doubles in six months

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    The percent of U.S. adults with an e-book reader doubled from 6% to 12% between November 2010 and May 2011 according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project . The strong growth in e-Reader ownership was even greater than tablet ownership. In May 2011...
  2. Study finds Facebook users are a happier bunch

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    A recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that Facebook users are more trusting, have more close friends, are more politically engaged, and get more support from their friends. The U.S. survey of 2,255 American adults conducted last fall found...
  3. Social Media users more deeply involved in voluntary groups and organizations

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    A recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that the internet is now deeply embedded in group and organizational life in America. The group found that three out of four American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization with...
  4. Less than 1 in 10 American Adults use Twitter

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    Just eight percent of American adults who use the internet are Twitter users and only two percent actually use it on a typical day according to a new report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The survey also showed that 74% of American adults are internet users...
  5. Most Americans research products and services online before buying

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    A majority - 58 percent - of Americans now say they go online to learn more about the products and services they are considering buying according to a new report about online product research by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. In addition, the number of adults who...
  6. Seven out of Ten American adults now text

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    Texting by American adults has increased substantially over the past year according to a recent report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project. In a survey of over 2,200 adults conducted in May, some 72% of adult cell phone users now send and receive text messages now, up from 65% in...
  7. Older Adults rapidly embracing social networking

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    Social networking use among U.S. internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled, from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010, according to a recent report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project. During the same time frame social networking use among internet users ages 50-64 grew by...
  8. Two out of three Americans have access to broadband internet

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    The adoption of broadband internet access slowed dramatically in the United States over the last year according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The researchers found that two-thirds of American adults (66%) now have a broadband internet...
  9. Sixty percent Americans now go online wirelessly

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    A May 2010 survey of over 2,200 American adults by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that six in ten American adults now go online wirelessly using either a mobile phone or a laptop with a wireless internet connection. The report also finds that consumers south of...
  10. Adults just as likely to text and drive as teens

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    One in four (27%) American adults say they have texted while driving, the same proportion as the number of driving age teens (26%) who say they have texted while driving. The numbers come from are report entitled "Adults and cell phone distractions" released today by the Pew Internet and...
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