The landscape of social media is ever-changing, especially among teens who often are on the leading edge of this space. A new survey of American teenagers ages 13 to 17 finds that TikTok has established itself as one of the top online platforms for U.S. teens, while the share of teens who use Facebook has fallen sharply.
The share of Americans who say they watch television via cable or satellite has plunged from 76% in 2015 to 56% this year.
Three-quarters of U.S. adults who have recently faced some kind of online harassment say it happened on social media.
Videos from independent news producers are more likely to cover subjects negatively and discuss conspiracy theories.
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.
Using public opinion surveys and large-scale data analysis, we have studied the content on YouTube and how the U.S. public engages with it.
The media landscape was upended more than a decade ago when the video-sharing site YouTube was launched. The volume and variety of content posted on the site is staggering. The site’s popularity makes it a launchpad for performers, businesses and commentators on every conceivable subject. And like many platforms in the modern digital ecosystem, YouTube […]
A majority of Americans say altered videos and images create confusion about current issues, and most support restrictions on such content.
An analysis of Youtube videos suggested by the site's recommendation engine finds that users are directed toward progressively longer and more popular content
Overall, 43% of U.S. adults say they often or sometimes play video games. Gaming is popular among teens – especially teenage boys.