Black Americans are critical of key aspects of policing and criminal justice. But their views on face recognition technology are more nuanced.
Public views are tied to how these technologies would be used and what constraints would be in place.
Asked to "imagine a better world online," experts hope for a ubiquitous – even immersive – digital environment that promotes fact-based knowledge, offers better defense of individuals’ rights, empowers diverse voices and provides tools for technology breakthroughs and collaborations to solve the world’s wicked problems.
A minority of Twitter users produce a majority of tweets from U.S. adults, and the most active tweeters are less likely to view the tone or civility of discussions as a major problem on the site.
As the U.S. battles COVID-19, effective contact tracing has proven to be a major challenge for those trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Majorities of adults say they would be open to participating in some parts of the process of identifying and isolating coronavirus victims, but others are reluctant to engage fully with public health authorities.
A majority of experts canvassed say significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place. But they are divided about whether this will lead to positive outcomes for the public.
The coronavirus outbreak has brought privacy and surveillance concerns to the forefront. Here's what Americans think about those issues.
Most Americans don’t think cellphone tracking will help limit COVID-19, are divided on whether it’s acceptable
A majority of Americans are skeptical that tracking someone’s location through their cellphone would help curb the outbreak.
The use of at-home DNA testing kits has raised concerns about whether consumers are comfortable with the use of their data by police.