April 22, 2009

More Women Online Than Men

Filed under: Culture — Emily Reeves @ 9:59 am

I get a little fired up about wanting female representation on lists in Arkansas (although I am happy to have only one officially named on this list).  And, I should be fired up: there are more women than men in the state, and as it turns out, there are more women than men online, too:

eMarketer estimates there are 95.9 million males online in 2009, or 48.2% of the Internet population, compared with 103.2 million females. Although the US Internet population will continue to grow, by 2013 males will make up just 47.9% of the online population, and at 105.9 million users will still be the minority.”

To be fair, the article states that men spend more time online than women.  But we all know that is because women are much more efficient.

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  1. [...] stats are the result of a survey conducted by Blogher in March 2009.  We already know that more women are online than men.  And now we know how engaged they are in the online space and how influential they can be on each [...]

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