48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
A majority of Americans (68%) believe major technology companies have too much power and influence in the economy.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
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.
The shares of Americans in each income tier who have home broadband or a smartphone have not significantly changed from 2019 to 2021.
Some 15% of all home broadband users in the U.S. say they have had trouble paying for their high-speed internet service during the pandemic.
Some 49% of U.S. adults say Donald Trump’s accounts should be permanently banned from social media, while half say they should not be.
Today, 25% of adults ages 65 and older report never going online, compared with much smaller shares of adults under the age of 65.
Three-quarters of U.S. adults who have recently faced some kind of online harassment say it happened on social media.
About one-fifth of those Americans who have experienced online harassment say they believe they were targeted because of their religion.