Top 6 reasons people use the internet

Dec 3 2008

I found a survey (dated April 2008) by Gartner today with the top reasons people use the internet.

Top 6 reasons people use the internet:

Use e-mail Gather information Online banking Sharing photos, videos, and files Geographic navigation services Shopping online

These six things are becoming “utilitarian,” and any new medium (mobile devices, etc.) will have to consider the importance of these six in user’s lives to succeed. I wish that the study would have broken down “gathering Information,” as it seems a little broad...