That old stereotype that internet users are isolated and anti-social is getting harder and harder to justify, ReadWriteWeb reports. In fact, the latest study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, aptly titled "The Social Side of the Internet," challenges this notion even further, finding that internet users are actually more active in voluntary groups and organizations than non-internet users. According to the research, 75 percent of all American adults participate in some group activity. But the difference between internet users and non-internet users is rather striking, with 80 percent of the former and only 56 percent of the...

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