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Why one in two people still don't search the web
Written by Danrok   
Thursday, 07 August 2008 13:43

From The Times:

Ask most people who live an even vaguely computer-dependent life the effect of suddenly snatching Google away and they would say, one imagines, that it would be crippling.

Only, it seems, to half of us. According to a report by the Pew Research Centre, only 49 per cent of people who use the internet use a search engine every day.

In fact, in the last six years - which have witnessed the rise of high-speed broadband, social networking, and the mobile internet, the percentage of daily internet users who use search has risen only from a third to just under half.

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