More Americans now say government should take steps to restrict false information online than in 2018
48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
How Americans feel about ‘cancel culture’ and offensive speech in 6 charts
Here’s a look at how adults in the United States see cancel culture, political correctness and related issues, based on the Center’s surveys.
Americans and ‘Cancel Culture’: Where Some See Calls for Accountability, Others See Censorship, Punishment
U.S. adults explain – in their own words – what they think cancel culture means.
Republicans, Democrats at odds over social media companies banning Trump
Americans are more likely to support than oppose banning Donald Trump's social media accounts, but views are divided along political lines.
The State of Online Harassment
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
Partisans in the U.S. increasingly divided on whether offensive content online is taken seriously enough
Americans have grown more divided on whether offensive content online is taken seriously enough and on which is more important online, free speech or feeling safe.
In Views of U.S. Democracy, Widening Partisan Divides Over Freedom to Peacefully Protest
A majority of Americans say significant changes are needed in the "fundamental design and structure of American government."
Most Americans Think Social Media Sites Censor Political Viewpoints
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.
Fast facts about Americans’ views of social media companies as Trump-Twitter dispute grows
Amid the back-and-forth between Twitter and President Trump, here are facts about Americans’ attitudes toward social media companies.
5 charts on views of press freedom around the world
To mark World Press Freedom Day, here are five charts that show how people globally see the freedom of the press.
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