Most cellphone-using teens say their phone is a way to pass time. Similarly large shares use their phone to connect with others or learn new things.
A median of 65% across 11 emerging economies say it is the government’s responsibility to ensure equal access to reliable internet service.
Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to own a computer or have high speed internet at home. But smartphones are helping to bridge these differences.
Well before the 2020 election, many U.S. social media users are already exhausted by how many political posts they see on these platforms.
Around one-in-five U.S. adults say they use Twitter. Users tend to be younger and to have more education and higher incomes than adults overall.
Negative views of technology companies’ impact on the country have nearly doubled since 2015, from 17% to 33%.
As mobile devices have become more widespread, the share of American adults saying that they go online "almost constantly" has increased since 2015.
Americans say the public’s trust has been declining in both the federal government and in their fellow citizens. But most say this can be turned around.
Republican and Republican-leaning adult Twitter users are more likely than Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents to follow Trump.
Americans have complicated views about the role social media companies should play in removing offensive content from their platforms.