"Amer­i­cans tend to view the impact of the inter­net and oth­er dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies on their own lives in large­ly pos­i­tive ways, Pew Research Cen­ter sur­veys have shown over the years. A sur­vey of U.S. adults con­duct­ed in Jan­u­ary 2018 finds con­tin­u­ing evi­dence of this trend, with the vast major­i­ty of inter­net users (88%) say­ing the inter­net has, on bal­ance, been a most­ly good thing for them per­son­al­ly."