YouTube and Facebook are by far the most used online platforms among U.S. adults. But TikTok's user base has grown significantly in recent years: 33% of U.S. adults now say they use it, up from 21% in 2021.
YouTube is the most popular online platform among teens, with roughly nine-in-ten saying they use the site. And more than half of teens report using TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram.
Here’s a look back at 2023 through some of our most striking research findings.
As Elon Musk rebrands Twitter to "X," here are eight facts about Americans' use of the social media platform.
More than 44 million #BlackLivesMatter tweets from nearly 10 million distinct users currently exist on Twitter today. Over half of all existing tweets that include the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag were posted from May to September 2020.
With Musk at the helm, here are four facts about how adult Twitter users in the United States are using the site.
A quarter of Americans who have used Twitter in the past year say they are not likely to use it a year from now.
Since Elon Musk's take over of Twitter, Republican users have more positive views of the site, while those of Democratic users are more negative.
Links shared by prominent accounts on Twitter differ widely from those shared on alternative social media
Prominent accounts on Twitter are more likely than those on alternative social media sites to link to print publications, TV and wire services.
As the 2022 campaign draws to a close, here’s how federal, state and local candidates have used Twitter
One-in-five federal, state and local candidate tweets in 2022 have mentioned race, abortion, education or the economy.