The share of Americans who say they are very or somewhat concerned about government use of people’s data has increased from 64% in 2019 to 71% today. Two-thirds (67%) of adults say they understand little to nothing about what companies are doing with their personal data, up from 59%.
Here’s a look back at 2023 through some of our most striking research findings.
A declining share of U.S. adults are following the news closely, and audiences are shrinking for several older types of news media.
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Through the first three quarters of 2023, retail e-commerce totaled $793.7 billion, or 14.9% of all retail sales.
While service quality is the main driver of Americans’ tipping decisions, about three-in-ten U.S. adults also cite workers’ pay before tips as a major factor they consider.
Today, 52% of Americans are more concerned than excited about AI in daily life, compared with just 10% who say they are more excited than concerned.
35% of U.S. parents with children younger than 18 say they are extremely or very worried that their children might be bullied at some point.
Roughly one-in-five teenagers who have heard of ChatGPT say they have used it to help them do their schoolwork.
The transition of the news industry away from print, television and radio into digital spaces has caused huge disruptions in the traditional news industry, especially the print news industry. Today, an overwhelming majority of Americans get news at least sometimes from digital devices.
In just three years, the share of U.S. adults who say they regularly get news from TikTok has more than quadrupled, from 3% in 2020 to 14% in 2023.