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Internet ‘Geek’ Image Shattered by New Study

A new survey of Internet users proves we bloggers do have a life after all.

Instead, the typical Internet user is an avid reader of books and spends more time engaged in social activities than the non-user, it says. And, television viewing is down among some Internet users by as much as five hours per week compared with Net abstainers, the study added.

‘Use of the Internet is reducing television viewing around the world while having little impact on positive aspects of social life,’ said Jeffrey Cole, director of the UCLA Center for Communication Policy, the California university that organized the project.”

The full story at: Reuters News Article : Internet ‘Geek’ Image Shattered by New Study: “