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Wendy Boswell

Relieve some of that stress with your favorite websites

By April 2, 2012

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According to research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, more people than ever before in history are using the Web as a diversion. Here's more from the study:

Listening to music and watching online videos are among the most common of the activities we evaluated; roughly half of all online economic users have done each of these activities to relax. Approximately one-third of online economic users have played online games or chatted with friends (on a social networking site, listserv or other online group), while an additional 22% have taken their minds off of their economic or financial circumstances by creating or posting content online.

I definitely use the Web as a distraction, how about you? A few of my fun sites include Facebook, Oh No They Didn't, and the Huffington Post; plus, I love checking out the latest Web memes and free music sites.

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