The Pew Internet and American Life Project examines social isolation and new technology.
Lee Rainie, director of the project, set out to test the assumption that the Internet contributes to feelings of isolation. The Pew survey finds that Americans are not as isolated as previously reported. In fact, use of the mobile phone and the Internet is associated with larger and more diverse discussion networks.
For the full Pew report, click here.
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