Partisan differences in social media use show up for some platforms, but not Facebook
Democrats are about 10 percentage points or more likely than Republicans to say they ever use Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, LinkedIn or Reddit.
Internet/Broadband Fact Sheet
The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. Explore the patterns, trends and statistics of internet and home broadband adoption in the United States.
7% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?
Today, 25% of adults ages 65 and older report never going online, compared with much smaller shares of adults under the age of 65.
About three-in-ten U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online
The share of U.S. adults who now report that they go online “almost constantly” has risen to 31%, up from 21% in 2015.
Cable and satellite TV use has dropped dramatically in the U.S. since 2015
The share of Americans who say they watch television via cable or satellite has plunged from 76% in 2015 to 56% this year.
Online harassment occurs most often on social media, but strikes in other places, too
Three-quarters of U.S. adults who have recently faced some kind of online harassment say it happened on social media.
For Valentine’s Day, 5 facts on relationships and dating in the U.S.
The pandemic has reshaped many aspects of American life, and the relationship and dating landscape is no exception.
About one-in-five Americans who have been harassed online say it was because of their religion
About one-fifth of those Americans who have experienced online harassment say they believe they were targeted because of their religion.
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.
Some Americans who have been targeted by troubling behaviors online wouldn’t call it ‘harassment’
43% of those who report experiencing harassing behavior online say that they consider their most recent experience to be “online harassment.”
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