American internet users' technology knowledge varies vastly

Wednesday 26 November 2014 | 22:01 CET | News
Substantial majorities of internet users are able to correctly answer questions about some common technology platforms and everyday internet usage terms. Around three-quarters know that a megabyte is bigger than a kilobyte, roughly seven in ten are able to identify pictures corresponding to terms like "captcha" and "advanced search," and 66 percent know that a "wiki" is a tool that allows people to modify online content in collaboration with others, according to a new survey from Pew Internet. A substantial majority of online adults do not use Twitter, but knowledge of Twitter conventions is

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Apple / Facebook / GfK / Pew Internet / Twitter
Countries: United States
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