It's a long-standing truism that people won't pay for online content, but a new study from Pew Internet suggests otherwise.
Among the 750 Internet users in the U.S. surveyed by Pew for a study out today, 65 percent said they've paid for online content.
Music, software, and mobile apps were the most popular items among paying users. But the range of content that people were willing to pay for ran the gamut from games to news articles to adult material.
The survey focused on 15 different kinds of online content to see what people had purchased. … Read more