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.
Videos from independent news producers are more likely to cover subjects negatively and discuss conspiracy theories.
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 […]
An analysis of Youtube videos suggested by the site's recommendation engine finds that users are directed toward progressively longer and more popular content
YouTube has become one of the most visited websites in the world. The video-sharing firm says that 100 hours of video are uploaded there every minute.
News audiences are watching more digital news video than ever before and newsrooms are investing in creating more video content.
Amy Mitchell, Deputy Director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, answers questions about PEJ's report on the emergence of YouTube as a major platform for viewing news.
While most news videos posted to YouTube by individuals are made up of raw footage, news organizations post primarily edited videos.
News is becoming a major part of what Americans watch on YouTube. In the last 15 months, a third of the most searched terms on the video sharing site were news related. A new study by the Project for Excellence in Journalism explores the character of news on YouTube.