On behalf of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, the authors would like to thank the following people:

Mark Andrejevic, Mary Ellen Bates, Esther Dyson, Paula Hane, Christopher Hoofnagle, Penelope Hughes, Trevor Hughes, Marydee Ojala, Gary Price, Barbara Quint, Ari Schwartz, and Fred Stutzman were key advisers at various stages of the research design and analysis process.

A special thanks is also due to all of the respondents who participated in our telephone and online surveys. The authors are grateful to all who shared their time, experiences and opinions with us.

In addition to the contributions from the authors and editors, Maggie Griffith, Alexandra Rankin Macgill, and Lauren Scissors were all instrumental in helping to shape the analysis and presentation of this report.

About the Pew Internet & American Life Project: The Project is a nonprofit initiative of the Pew Research Center and is funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts to examine the social impact of the internet. The Project is non-partisan and does not advocate policy outcomes. The Project’s website: www.pewresearch.org/internet

About Princeton Survey Research Associates International: PSRAI conducted both the telephone and the online surveys analyzed in this report. The firm has offices in Princeton, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.