To add insult to injury, often times the customer service departments on these sites are notably absent in times of need.
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And while there have been consistent racial and ethnic differences in internet use since the Center first began measuring the activity, today, whites, blacks and Hispanics are all equally likely to be offline.
(There were not enough Asian respondents in the sample to be broken out into a separate analysis.) Despite some groups having persistently lower rates of internet adoption, the vast majority of Americans are online.
But that 13% figure is substantially lower than in 2000, when Pew Research Center first began to study the social impact of technology.