Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to own a computer or have high speed internet at home. But smartphones are helping to bridge these differences.
As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media's impact on political and civic engagement
Latinos, blacks and whites use social media networks about equally, but there are some differences in their preferences for specific social media sites.
While African Americans continue to trail whites when it comes to internet use and home broadband adoption overall, young African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the internet and have especially high rates of Twitter use.
Accessing the internet is now a multiplatform affair with 56% of all Americans having accessed the internet by wireless means.