Just as we thought it was getting quiet again, along comes the latest Pew Internet Survey to suggest that
* Women are catching up with men in overall web use. They differ from men in using online to deepen connections with people.
* Compared with women, online men are more likely to: check the weather, get news, get do-it-yourself information, get political information, get financial information, do job-related research.
* Compared with men, online women are more likely to: use email, get maps and directions, look for health and medical information, use web sites to get support for health or . . . [more]