Web-Browsing Habits Enforce Gender Stereotypes

Web-Browsing Habits Enforce Gender Stereotypes
When it comes to Internet use, men tend to devote more time each week to playing games and researching techie gadgets, while women log on to chat with friends, shop and plan vacations. Forrester Research’s most recent study of how Europeans use technology surveyed 22,662 consumers in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden to learn more about what drives men and women to the Internet. The survey found that while women have been catching up with men in their Internet use — 54 percent of European women use the Internet compared with 62 percent of men — the activities they partake in vary widely from those of their male counterparts.
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