Americans Who Mainly Get Their News on Social Media Are Less Engaged, Less Knowledgeable
U.S. adults in this group are less likely to get the facts right about COVID-19 and politics and more likely to hear some unproven claims.
Parenting Children in the Age of Screens
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason.
Most Americans say social media companies have too much power, influence in politics
Roughly half of Americans think social media companies should be regulated more than they are now, our survey found.
Experts Predict More Digital Innovation by 2030 Aimed at Enhancing Democracy
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.
Dating and Relationships in the Digital Age
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships.
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.
Americans turn to technology during COVID-19 outbreak, say an outage would be a problem
A majority of Americans are turning to digital means to stay connected and track information about the coronavirus outbreak.
About half of U.S. adults are wary of health effects of genetically modified foods, but many also see advantages
Views about the health effects of genetically modified foods grew more negative between 2016 and 2018 and have been steady since then.
Few Americans are confident in tech companies to prevent misuse of their platforms in the 2020 election
74% of Americans express little or no confidence in tech companies to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 election.
10 facts about Americans and online dating
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used a dating site or app, but this varies significantly by age and sexual orientation.
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