Around one-in-five U.S. adults say they use Twitter. Users tend to be younger and to have more education and higher incomes than adults overall.
Republican and Republican-leaning adult Twitter users are more likely than Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents to follow Trump.
United Kingdom legislators in the House of Lords and House of Commons tweeted more critical content of Trump’s recent visit to the nation.
News photos posted by national outlets on Facebook consistently feature more men than women. A majority of photos with people exclusively show men.
Our first study of Twitter behavior based on a representative sample of U.S. adult users explores Americans' use of the platform.
Twitter users are younger, more likely to identify as Democrats, more highly educated and have higher incomes than U.S. adults overall.
Men are overrepresented in online image search results across a majority of jobs examined; women appear lower than men in such search results for many jobs
On Twitter, suspected bots are far more active in sharing links to news sites focusing on nonpolitical content than to sites with a political focus.
Read key findings and watch a video about our new study on how bot accounts affect the mix of content on Twitter.
An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated Twitter accounts – not human beings.