Majorities of teens credit social media with strengthening their friendships and providing support while also noting the emotionally charged side of these platforms.
Black Americans are critical of key aspects of policing and criminal justice. But their views on face recognition technology are more nuanced.
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 vast majority of U.S. adults have heard at least a little about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ether.
Roughly a quarter of American adults (23%) say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year.
The digital divide between Americans who have a disability and Americans who do not remains for some devices.
Nine-in-ten Americans say the internet has been essential or important to them, many made video calls and 40% used technology in new ways. But while tech was a lifeline for some, others faced struggles.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
Smartphone ownership and home broadband adoption are up slightly since 2019. And 30% of Americans say they at least sometimes experience problems connecting to the internet at home.
Americans and ‘Cancel Culture’: Where Some See Calls for Accountability, Others See Censorship, Punishment
U.S. adults explain – in their own words – what they think cancel culture means.