A majority of teens say a welcoming, safe online environment is more important than people being able to speak their minds freely online.
A survey of U.S.-based journalists finds 77% would choose their career all over again, though 57% are highly concerned about future restrictions on press freedom.
61% of U.S. adults say they have heard at least a fair amount about the phrase “cancel culture,” up from 44% in September 2020.
65% of Americans say that people being too easily offended is a major problem; 53% say the same about people saying offensive things to others.
48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
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.
U.S. adults explain – in their own words – what they think cancel culture means.
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.
Americans are more likely to support than oppose banning Donald Trump's social media accounts, but views are divided along political lines.
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