Internet skills and the digital divide

  title={Internet skills and the digital divide},
  author={Alexander van Deursen and Jan Agm van Dijk},
  journal={New Media Soc.},
Because of the growing amount of information on the internet and people’s increasing dependence on information, internet skills should be considered as a vital resource in contemporary society. This article focuses on the differential possession of internet skills among the Dutch population. In two studies, an in-depth range of internet skills are measured by charging subjects assignments to be accomplished on the internet. Subjects were recruited by applying a random stratified sampling method… 

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