report | Oct 6, 2022

The Role of Alternative Social Media in the News and Information Environment

In recent years, several new options have emerged in the social media universe, many of which explicitly present themselves as alternatives to more established social media platforms. Free speech ideals and heated political themes prevail on these sites, which draw praise from their users and skepticism from other Americans.


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short read | Feb 1, 2023

Key facts about Gettr

One-in-ten U.S. adults have heard of the alternative social media site Gettr, and only 1% say they regularly get news there.

short read | Jan 24, 2023

Key facts about Gab

About one-in-ten U.S. adults have heard of Gab, an alternative social media site, and 1% say that they get news there regularly.

short read | Dec 21, 2022

Key facts about Rumble

Here are key facts about the alternative social media service Rumble, an online video-sharing platform founded in 2013.

short read | Dec 16, 2022

Key facts about Telegram

While 27% of U.S. adults say they have heard of Telegram, only 2% use the alternative social media app for news.

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