While most social networkers log on to the sites from home, a full quarter are also checking the sites from their workplaces, notes the Consumer Internet Barometer
, a Conference Board quarterly report based on a survey of some 10,000 U.
Transactions Professional Service Still Preferred Over Do-it-Yourself SoftwareAs tax season approaches, an increasing number of people plan to file their federal taxes online, according to the Consumer Internet Barometer.
The Consumer Internet Barometer - produced by The Conference Board, the global business research and membership organization, and TNS, a global market insight and information group - surveys 10,000 households across the country and tracks who's doing what on the Internet.
Twice as many are viewing entire TV shows online now than just last year, according to an independent quarterly survey by the Consumer Internet Barometer
Yet, according to a new study by the Conference Board's Consumer Internet Barometer
, one out of every 10 people who go online watch television beyond the viral minutiae of YouTube -- video news reports and episodes of TV series.
That's a finding from the October 2006 Consumer Internet Barometer
, a 10,000-household survey by The Conference Board and research company TNS.
Nearly two out of every five online households include children under the age of 18, and close to 60 percent of these children access the Internet from home, notes the latest Consumer Internet Barometer from The Conference Board.
However, the Consumer Internet Barometer found that, by the time they are teenagers, "school-related surfing has become the top Internet activity, though the pursuit of fun remains high on the list.
Source: The Consumer Internet Barometer
, second quarter, 2002
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The Consumer Internet Barometer
, produced by The Conference Board and custom research company TNS, surveyed the habits of 10,000 households.
More Americans are going online now than at the end of last year, and more users are satisfied with their online experience, but trust remains a major concern, according to the Consumer Internet Barometer
, a new quarterly measure of who's doing what on the Internet.