The 2020 election featured dramatic increases in lawmaker posts and audience engagement, but less overlap in the sources shared by members of each party.
About half (48%) of U.S. adults say they get news from social media “often” or “sometimes,” a 5 percentage point decline compared with 2020. More than half of Twitter users get news on the site regularly.
Here are some key takeaways for how the public engaged with Team USA on Twitter during the Tokyo Olympics.
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.
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.
Republican lawmakers have produced three-quarters of recent congressional social media posts that mention places and people in Asia.
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.
On social media, Gen Z and Millennial adults interact more with climate change content than older generations
Among U.S. social media users, 45% of Gen Z adults have interacted with content that focuses on the need for action on climate change.