Do the Social Benefits of the Internet Outweigh the Negatives? Pew Report Says "Yes"

A new report from the Pew Research Center cites a significant majority of technology experts and stakeholders participating in its fourth Future of the Internet survey as saying the Internet improves social relations and will continue to do so. While they acknowledge that use of the internet as a tool for communications can yield both positive and negative effects, the social benefits of Internet use will far outweigh the negatives over the next decade.