Ive been reading reports from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and sharing them with colleagues and friends, all the way back to the year 2000, when the non-profit fact tank began publishing its work studying Internet trends and activities and their impact on how we live. That year, Pew covered the early days of Napster downloads, online election news, wired churches, trust and privacy, online shopping and gaming habits, web use in the workplace, and more.
Since then, Pew Internet reports have explored every aspect of how U.S citizens use the Internet and how it has transformed friendship, family, and community life; the way we work and play; the way we learn; the way public policy is made; the way media is distributed, consumed, and shared. Pew Reports have provided me with data to help make sense of hunches and observed beHavi Hoffmanors, identifying patterns, describing trends, and offering facts where once there were none.
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