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- n. The gap between those with regular, effective access to digital technologies and those without.
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The term digital divide indicates those individuals who are advantaged versus those who are relatively disadvantaged by the Internet and helps illuminate our understanding of inequality in the consequences of innovation.
The key informants technique was utilized in Taos County, New Mexico, where Buller and others 2001 sought to bridge the digital divide by recruiting opinion leaders to learn how to use computers and the Internet.