- More than 1/3 of girls blog, while only 1/5 of boys blogged. Girls also lead boys in web page creation, 32 percent and 22 percent, respectively.
- The study found that 70 percent of girls ages 15 to 17 have set up profiles on social networks, while only to 57 percent of boys have completed profiles.
- Boys are twice as likely as girls to post videos on the Internet.
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project in 2005, women are catching up to men in most measures of online life. Men like the Internet for the experiences it offers, while women like it for the human connections it promotes.
It would be great if the gender gap in science and math decreased as a side effect of Internet usage. I may not be here to record this sea change, but it is my wish that it happens.