Online user search preferences 2008 and 2010

This statistic displays preferences of U.S. online users regarding their choice of search tool to find information in the internet in 2008 and 2010. In 2010, 30 percent of all respondents stated that they use social networks to get the content they are reading/browsing.

Which of the following features/Web sites do you use to get the content that you read/browse online?

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Release date

July 2011


United States

Survey time period

2008 and 2010

Age group

13-64 years

Special properties

U.S. internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Up to three answers allowed.
The percentage of U.S. users in the total count is not clearly defined by the source.
* "Other" includes widgets on personal home pages, social bookmarking tools, RSS feeds, and other.

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