44% of Americans think major technology companies should be regulated more than they are now, down from 56% in April 2021.
In April 2021, we followed up with many of the same parents surveyed in March 2020 on their children’s use of technology and social media.
Americans regard advances in artificial intelligence and human enhancement technologies with a degree of caution and uncertainty.
Public views are tied to how these technologies would be used and what constraints would be in place.
Asked to "imagine a better world online," experts hope for a ubiquitous – even immersive – digital environment that promotes fact-based knowledge, offers better defense of individuals’ rights, empowers diverse voices and provides tools for technology breakthroughs and collaborations to solve the world’s wicked problems.
In 2020, the U.S. experienced a record number of gun murders, as well as a near-record number of gun suicides.
Adoption of key technologies by those in the oldest age group has grown markedly since about a decade ago.
75% of U.S. adults say they have read a book in the past 12 months in any format, a figure that has remained largely unchanged since 2011.
The declining public trust in the news media and polarization of news audiences have profound effects on civic life.
There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face.