Category Archives: Internet

Republicans On Reddit Are Sharing The Things That Made Them Stop Supporting Trump

“I went to college and met people of other races/creeds/sexualities, and I learned empathy.”  Stephen LaConte of BuzzFeed – Last week, a Reddit thread by user PlG3 posed a question to the internet: “If you voted for Donald Trump in 2016 but won’t in … Continue reading

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Is a ‘symbol of public good’ on the Internet under attack?

Steven Melendez in Fast Company – An organization intends to sell the .org domain name, predominantly used by nonprofits, to a private equity group—and nonprofits are protesting. For many nonprofit organizations, having the .org domain name is a matter of … Continue reading

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About three-in-ten U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online

Andrew Perrin and Madhu Kumar of Pew Research Center – As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 28% of American adults now report that they go online “almost constantly,” up from 21% in 2015, according to Pew … Continue reading

Posted in Cell phones, Internet, Senior citizens

10% of Americans don’t use the Internet. Who are they?

Monica Anderson, Andrew Perrin, Jingjing Jiang and Madhumitha Kumar of Pew Research – For many Americans, going online is an important way to connect with friends and family, shop, get news and search for information. Yet today, 10% of U.S. … Continue reading

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Russia to disconnect from the Internet as part of a planned test

By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day – Russian authorities and major internet providers are planning to disconnect the country from the internet as part of a planned experiment. The reason for the experiment is to gather insight and provide feedback and modifications … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Russia