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.
Rural adults are less likely than suburban adults to have home broadband and less likely than urban adults to own a smartphone, tablet or computer.
Here’s a look at how adults in the United States see cancel culture, political correctness and related issues, based on the Center’s surveys.
48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted.
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason.
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships.
Majorities of U.S. adults believe their personal data is less secure now, that data collection poses more risks than benefits, and that it is not possible to go through daily life without being tracked.
Test your knowledge on digital topics and terms by taking our 10-question quiz, then see how your answers compare to our nationally-representative survey.
A majority of online adults can identify a strong password and know the risks of using public Wi-Fi. Yet, many struggle with more technical cybersecurity concepts.