The Digital Divide is the result of 25 years of research in the field of digital division. It summarizes the latest studies from access to digital devices (first level of the digital divide), to digital skills and use (level II) and the results/benefits of using or not using digital (level III). The aim of the paper is to clarify the latest concepts on digital inequality and its relationship with social division. Jan van Dijk presents the theories underlying the spread of technology in society and the main directions of approach in recent studies, according to which the use of media technologies reduces social inequality, increases social inequality or has no effect on it.
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