That Pew Internet & American Life Project just keeps rolling out interesting research. In her Generation 2010 report, author Kathryn Zickuhr details how different generations use the Internet. Notable for Scope readers among the findings is that:
...searching for health information, an activity that was once the primary domain of older adults, is now the third most popular online activity for all internet users 18 and older.
Seeking out health information follows only e-mail and search. For more details, take a look at the overview of findings.
Previously: Pew Internet report says having a chronic disease increases likelihood of participation in social media and Pew Internet's Susannah Fox: It's okay to listen on social media