ONLINE USERS:THE LATEST FIGURES

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35 million Have used Internet or online service in past three months

19.9 million Use Internet or online service more than 2 hours per week

13.8 million Use Internet or online service 5 hours or more per week

9 million Began to use online services for the first time in 1996

49% Go online to find specific information

19% Go online to surf

26% Always use a search engine

13% Always use bookmarks

17% Find online entertainment "usually" or "always" better than TV

Note: Results based on May-June 1996 telephone survey of 5,000 U.S. residents age 16 and over. Margin of error: 1.1 to 3.5 percentage points.

Source: IntelliQuest Worldwide Internet/Online Tracking Service.

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