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.S.
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.
About This Survey:The Consumer Internet Barometer is based on a quarterly survey of 10,000 households.
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
. From digital cable television programming to short-form shows such as I Am Blackness, the World Wide Web is providing producers with a rapidly increasing audience.
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."
Among other findings reported by the Consumer Internet Barometer: more than 95 percent of parents monitor their children's online activities, and less than a quarter of parents have imposed no time restrictions.
Source: The Consumer Internet Barometer
, second quarter, 2002
Consumer Internet Barometer
Second Quarter 2003 Usage 63.6% Satisfaction 41.2% Trust 27.1% SOURCE: THE CONFERENCE BOARD
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.