U.S. lawmakers have received roughly 2 million more love than anger reactions to posts in the first seven months of 2020.
One-quarter of United States lawmakers mentioned the term on Facebook or Twitter during the 116th Congress.
Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say major tech companies favor the views of liberals over conservatives. At the same time, partisans differ on whether social media companies should flag inaccurate information on their platforms.
A majority of voters said it is very or somewhat important to them to get messages from the presidential campaigns about important issues.
Roughly half of Americans think social media companies should be regulated more than they are now, our survey found.
Democratic lawmakers post more content on Twitter, while the median Republican member now averages more audience engagement than the median Democrat across platforms.
Three Months In, Many Americans See Exaggeration, Conspiracy Theories and Partisanship in COVID-19 News
After three months of news and information, 64% of U.S. adults say the CDC mostly gets the facts about the outbreak right; 30% say the same about President Trump and his administration.
Amid the back-and-forth between Twitter and President Trump, here are facts about Americans’ attitudes toward social media companies.
With Election Day six months away, 52% of Americans are paying fairly close or very close attention to news about the presidential candidates.
More Americans hold positive than negative views of the news media’s COVID-19 coverage, but Republicans and Democrats remain starkly divided.