80% of Americans say social media platforms are very or somewhat effective for raising public awareness about political or social issues.
Many social media users in the United States are exhausted by how much political content they see on these platforms.
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships.
66% of Americans feel worn out by the amount of news there is these days – a feeling that has persisted for several years now.
Well before the 2020 election, many U.S. social media users are already exhausted by how many political posts they see on these platforms.
Roughly half of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time. But parents face their own challenges of device-related distraction.
People in 38 countries were asked how often they use the internet – as well as how often they use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and other sites – to get news. Specifically, they were asked whether they did each activity several times a day, once a day, several times a week, once a […]
Most Americans like their choices in today's information-saturated world. But 20% feel overloaded, and there are stresses for those with fewer pathways to the internet or who feel they are expected to do too much information gathering.
Frequent use of social media is not directly related to higher stress. But stress can be contagious through social media channels: Social media users are often more aware of the stressful events in others' lives, and this awareness itself can lead to higher stress.
Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving.