80% of Americans say social media platforms are very or somewhat effective for raising public awareness about political or social issues.
73% of Americans express little or no confidence in tech companies to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 election.
One-quarter of United States lawmakers mentioned the term on Facebook or Twitter during the 116th Congress.
The advent of dating apps and other new technologies present a new set of norms and expectations for U.S. singles.
A majority of women say they have experienced harassing behavior from someone they went on a date with.
Many social media users in the United States are exhausted by how much political content they see on these platforms.
Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say major tech companies favor the views of liberals over conservatives. At the same time, partisans differ on whether social media companies should flag inaccurate information on their platforms.
Americans are now more likely to expect foreign election interference than they were in October 2018, when 67% expected it.
Many legislators in four English-speaking countries directly addressed George Floyd’s killing and the subsequent protests on Twitter.
U.S. adults in this group are less likely to get the facts right about COVID-19 and politics and more likely to hear some unproven claims.