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 Amanda Lenhart - “There is something different about communications that are mediated by a piece of technology it is easier to talk about difficult subjects, and that is both good and bad.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “We found that the Internet and dating-type activities aren't just happening on dating sites.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “There is something different about communications that are mediated by a piece of technology it is easier to talk about difficult subjects, and that is both good and bad. You don't see the person's upper lip tremble. You don't hear their voice quiver. You don't get those external, non-textual cues.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Teens feel more comfortable online because it is not a physical world to them. While they may be exposed to advances or images they don't like, they don't feel that they will be physically harmed because they know how to block offensive users in chat and they believe it would be hard for predators to track them down.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “The Internet is providing people with the 'anytime, anywhere' yard sale. People are able to sell to a wider variety of potential customers than those who visit a local yard sale.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “One in six Internet-using adults in the U.S., or 25 million people, have sold something online. The figure is higher for Web users who have access to broadband Internet connections.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “People in their 30s are the ones who are doing this. They just have more stuff to sell, that's got a lot to do with it.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Twenty-four percent, or 35 million, have participated in an online auction, either buying or selling. People are comfortable with these sites.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Online dating sprung out of newspaper personals. Except now, most people are aware of who is doing it and don't see there is a stigma of desperation.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “It debunks the myth of the tech-savvy boy,”
 Amanda Lenhart - “It's replaced the mass e-mail or even the phone chat. They use them to reinforce the connections they have.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Whether you meet someone offline or online, e-mail and other forms of online communication now play host to some of the most crucial interactions in the early stages of a relationship.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Whether you meet someone offline or online, email and other forms of online communication now play host to some of the most crucial interactions in the early stages of a relationship.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “What's going on with these technologies that are relatively complex is that teens have a bit more spare time than adults do, and they have more opportunities to play with technology. That's what they're doing They're playing with it. It's a toy. When you play with something, you take it apart, you look inside it, you turn it around. ... I think adults are less likely to do that. They just want it to work.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “It's obviously an evolving proposition. Two years ago, it was cell phones. Now you have something that can take a picture of a test and e-mail it to someone else,”
 Amanda Lenhart - “The technology is certainly not making it any easier for parents.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Clearly, most parents feel a bit overwhelmed.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “I would emphasize in the end that parents and kids think the Internet is a good thing. They realize it has its flaws, but in the final tally they believe it is a positive thing in their kids' lives.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “It's the digital equivalent of the corkboard on the door. It's the idea that you're constantly connected even if you're not at your computer.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “In many countries, the cell phone is viewed as the most basic piece of technical equipment, kind of like the way Americans view the computer, ... Just as some of us have multiple computers, some people have more than one cell phone.”
 Amanda Lenhart - “Our sense from talking with these teens is that the Internet expands their network of friends. They keep in touch with people they normally would not because instant messaging can be a more casual way of talking with someone you met at summer camp or someone you have not seen in awhile.”
 Maria Lenhart - “The fact that writers will go through so much to remain writers says something, perhaps everything. It would be far easier (and nearly always more profitable) to become a real estate agent.”