Americans inhabited different information environments, with wide gaps in how they viewed the election and COVID-19.
A plurality of experts think sweeping societal change will make life worse for most people. Still, a portion believe things will be better in a ‘tele-everything’ world.
Donald Trump's four-year tenure in the White House revealed extraordinary fissures in American society but left little doubt that he is a figure unlike any other in the nation’s history.
Americans are more likely to support than oppose banning Donald Trump's social media accounts, but views are divided along political lines.
Voting members of the 116th Congress collectively produced more than 2.2 million tweets and Facebook posts in 2019 and 2020.
Social media activity by members of Congress changed in notable ways following the rioting at the Capitol by supporters of President Trump.
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
In studying voters' views of election fraud, we found these views varied by whether people got their news from the Trump campaign.
A third of U.S. adults say they changed their Thanksgiving plans “a great deal,” while roughly a quarter changed their plans “some.”
Roughly half of Americans or more were able to correctly identify whether three of the six sources asked about do their own reporting.