- Health information on the Net. Stevenson, Kathryn // Canadian Social Trends;Fall2002, Issue 66, p7
Surveys Canadian households on the use of the Internet for health information, types of information sought, web sites visited and overall satisfaction with the information. Data from the 2000 General Social Survey on access to and use of information communication technology and the Household...
- Study Finds Distrust in Online Info. // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;12/21/2011, Vol. 44 Issue 46, p14
The article reports on the survey conducted by researchers at the University of California, which revealed that three-fourths of Internet users find the Web a crucial source of information while some are distrustful of the information seen online particularly that of the social networks.
- Consumers Look Online for Health Information. // Massage Magazine;Sep2010, Issue 172, p27
The article reports that most American adults rely on the Internet for health and lifestyle information totaling up to 61 percent, according to the 2008 Pew Internet and American Life Project survey.
- Internet use has tripled since 1994. // Infomat: A Weekly Review;04/06/2001, p5
Reveals the results of a survey conducted in 2000 about Internet usage patterns in Canada. Rise in the number of Canadians who are using the Internet; Barriers to Internet use for non-users; E-mail related activity of Internet users; Impact of security concerns among Internet users on their...
- Survey: Asian Americans Are the Most Wired Ethnic Group. Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education;1/17/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p44
Highlights survey results on ethnic groups among Internet users in the United States. Internet usage rate among Asian Americans and other ethnic groups; Duration of their Internet usage; Differences between what Asian American users like to do and what other users prefer.
- The Wired and the Diswired. Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;4/15/2002, Vol. 52 Issue 16, p58
Reveals survey results on the attitudes of Internet users in the U.S.. Number of users who gave up their Internet access; Reasons for giving up Internet access; Activities of individual users affected by time spent on the Internet.
- Black folks have a place on the web to call their own. Grenada, Paul // New York Amsterdam News;8/7/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 33, p20
The article reports on the result of the survey conducted by Radio One Inc. which states that African-Americans have great access to the Internet in Amsterdam, New York. According to the article, 68% of the community has online access with the help of interactive networks such as BlackPlanet,...
- Personalization and privacy: a survey of privacy risks and remedies in personalization-based systems. Toch, Eran; Wang, Yang; Cranor, Lorrie // User Modeling & User-Adapted Interaction;Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p203
Personalization technologies offer powerful tools for enhancing the user experience in a wide variety of systems, but at the same time raise new privacy concerns. For example, systems that personalize advertisements according to the physical location of the user or according to the user's...
- Teen Adoption of MySpace and IM: Inner-City versus Suburban Differences. Zhao, Shanyang // CyberPsychology & Behavior;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p55
Based on an anonymous survey of 432 students from eight public schools, this study shows that inner-city teens are more likely to use MySpace and suburban teens are more likely to use IM; moreover, suburban teens are more likely than inner-city teens to be the early adopters of both MySpace and...