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I'm Shocked! You will be!

by Ben Olson

This is something I thought I'd never hear... and something they'll never read here. According to a recent survey fifteen percent of American adults (about 11 million people) don’t use the internet or email! While 44% of people over 65 are offline, it’s not just older people who are avoiding the web. A third of the non-users say they simply have no interest in it.  The most popular reason internet-avoiders gave is that they feel the web isn’t “relevant.” Many also say they think the internet is a waste of time, they don’t have the need to use it or it’s too hard to use. What do they do all day?