African-Americans have long trailed the national average in Internet access at home, but a new study suggests the so-called digital divide disappears when it comes to the mobile Web.

The latest report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that African-Americans are the most active mobile Internet users, with nearly half (48%) having at one time accessed the Web on a handheld device. And almost one-third (29%) typically use their cell phones to go online each day.

Both figures are 50% higher than average, indicating that blacks are more likely than whites to go online via mobile rather than home computer.  To read the full story click here.

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