Roughly half of Americans say that they have been getting some (30%) or a lot (18%) of news and info about COVID-19 vaccines on social media.
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.
More Americans now say government should take steps to restrict false information online than in 2018
48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
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.
A majority of Americans (68%) believe major technology companies have too much power and influence in the economy.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
Republican lawmakers have produced three-quarters of recent congressional social media posts that mention places and people in Asia.
While newspapers have seen steep job losses from 2008 to 2020, digital-native news organizations have seen considerable gains.
41% of U.S. adults say people should be able to sue social media companies for content that other users post on these companies’ platforms.
The shares of Americans in each income tier who have home broadband or a smartphone have not significantly changed from 2019 to 2021.