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Pew Internet: Parent and Teen Internet Use

Parents today are less likely to say that the internet has been a good thing for their children than they were in 2004. However, this does not mean there was a corresponding increase in the amount of parents who think the internet has been harmful to their children. Instead, the biggest increase has been in the amount of parents who do not think the internet has had an effect on their children one way or the other. Fully, 87% of parents of teenagers are online -- at least 17% more than average adults.

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Just a comment on correct English: The writer should have said the "number" of parents, not the "amount" of parents. If you can count them, it's the "number". If you can't, it's the "amount". The number of rolls, but the amount of bread. The number of apple, but the amount of fruit.

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