About half (48%) of U.S. adults say they get news from social media “often” or “sometimes,” a 5 percentage point decline compared with 2020. More than half of Twitter users get news on the site regularly.
Those on the political right are more likely to say there should have been fewer public activity restrictions during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The share of mothers who said it would be best for them to work full time dropped from 51% to 44% between 2019 and 2020.
Roughly half of Americans say that they have been getting some (30%) or a lot (18%) of news and info about COVID-19 vaccines on social media.
In 2020, Hispanics made up nearly one-in-five people in the U.S. (19%), up from 16% in 2010 and just 5% in 1970.
Majorities across demographic and political groups have neutral views about the changing racial makeup of the U.S. population.
Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say increased attention to the history of slavery and racism is bad for the country.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
Despite an uptick in positive views of the economy in some places, many say that children will be worse off financially than their parents.
Nearly two-thirds of Hindus (64%) in India say it is very important to be Hindu to be truly Indian, our survey found.
Unfavorable views of China also hover near historic highs in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed.
A new survey of 16 publics finds a significant uptick in ratings for the U.S., with strong support for Joe Biden and several of his major policy initiatives. But many raise concerns about the health of America’s political system.
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