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A Portrait of Early Internet Adopters

A recent Pew/Internet survey asked early Internet adopters why they first went online. The majority of respondents noted "to communicate with colleagues." In other words, to network via a new communications medium. "Social networking is nothing new. Remember BBSs and Usenet, chat rooms and threaded discussions" writes Amy Tracy Wells in A Portrait of Early Internet Adopters: Why People First Went Online --and Why They Stayed. [JH]

March 5, 2008 in Internet, General | Permalink


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