A majority of U.S. parents are keeping a watchful eye on what their teens do on social media; some are also imposing screen time restrictions.
Nearly half of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, with physical appearance being seen as a relatively common reason why. Older teen girls are especially likely to report being targeted by online abuse overall and because of their appearance.
Social media is an important tool for consumers, with some Americans – particularly younger adults – turning to influencer recommendations.
Majorities of teens credit social media with strengthening their friendships and providing support while also noting the emotionally charged side of these platforms.
53% of those 50 and older say the widespread use of driverless vehicles would be a bad idea for society, as do 37% of adults ages 18 to 49.
In less than a decade, the share of Americans who go “cashless” in a typical week has increased by double digits.
About half of recent online daters in U.S. say it’s important to see COVID-19 vaccination status on profiles
Online dating users who are Democrats are far more likely their Republican counterparts to say someone’s vaccination status is important for them to see.
PayPal is used by a majority of U.S. adults (57%). Smaller shares report ever using Venmo (38%), Zelle (36%) or Cash App (26%).
A majority of teens say a welcoming, safe online environment is more important than people being able to speak their minds freely online.
16% of U.S. adults say they have ever invested in, traded or used a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin or ether.