Fully 70% of U.S. adult Twitter news consumers say they have used Twitter to follow live news events, up from 59% who said this in 2015.
A minority of Twitter users produce a majority of tweets from U.S. adults, and the most active tweeters are less likely to view the tone or civility of discussions as a major problem on the site.
73% say they are vaccinated, but at least half express confusion, concern over vaccine information and health impacts.
Republican- and Democratic-led states alike already require hundreds of thousands of citizens to be vaccinated against various diseases.
Recent surveys have documented how people around the world view the issue of climate change and international responses.
Citizens offer mixed reviews of how their societies have responded to climate change, and many question the efficacy of international efforts to stave off a global environmental crisis.
46% of U.S. adults say the area where they live has had an extreme weather event over the past 12 months.
Majorities of Americans support an array of measures to address climate change but stop short of a full break with fossil fuels.
Latinos with darker skin color report more discrimination experiences than Latinos with lighter skin color.
Concerns about racial and ethnic discrimination are widespread in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed this spring.
Currently, 55% of U.S. adults express at least some support for the Black Lives Matter movement, unchanged from a year ago.
The 2020 census has drawn attention to some layers of Hispanic identity, providing details about how Hispanics view their racial identity.
“Our goal is to make joining and participating in our survey panel just as appealing to rural conservatives as it is to urban progressives.”
The first video in Pew Research Center’s Methods 101 series helps explain random sampling – a concept that lies at the heart of all probability-based survey research – and why it’s important.