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REPORT | SEP 1, 2021
The Internet and the Pandemic
Nine-in-ten Americans say the internet has been essential or important to them, many made video calls and 40% used technology in new ways. But while tech was a lifeline for some, others faced struggles.
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SHORT READ | AUG 19, 2021
Some digital divides persist between rural, urban and suburban America
SHORT READ | AUG 17, 2021
How Americans feel about ‘cancel culture’ and offensive speech in 6 charts
SHORT READ | AUG 18, 2021
More Americans now say government should take steps to restrict false information online than in 2018
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SHORT READ | OCT 7, 2021
7 facts about Americans and Instagram
Over the years, we have studied how U.S. adults – as well as teens and children – use and engage with Instagram. Here are seven key takeaways.
SHORT READ | OCT 1, 2021
What we know about online learning and the homework gap amid the pandemic
Here is what our surveys found about the students most likely to lack the home internet connectivity needed to finish schoolwork.
REPORT | SEP 30, 2021
Charting Congress on Social Media in the 2016 and 2020 Elections
The 2020 election featured dramatic increases in lawmaker posts and audience engagement, but less overlap in the sources shared by members of each party.
REPORT | SEP 20, 2021
News Consumption Across Social Media in 2021
About half (48%) of U.S. adults say they get news from social media “often” or “sometimes,” a 5 percentage point decline compared with 2020. More than half of Twitter users get news on the site regularly.
SHORT READ | SEP 16, 2021
Simone Biles by far the most-mentioned Team USA athlete on Twitter during Tokyo Olympics
Here are some key takeaways for how the public engaged with Team USA on Twitter during the Tokyo Olympics.
SHORT READ | SEP 10, 2021
Americans with disabilities less likely than those without to own some digital devices
The digital divide between Americans who have a disability and Americans who do not remains for some devices.
REPORT | SEP 1, 2021
The Internet and the Pandemic
Nine-in-ten Americans say the internet has been essential or important to them, many made video calls and 40% used technology in new ways. But while tech was a lifeline for some, others faced struggles.
SHORT READ | AUG 24, 2021
About four-in-ten Americans say social media is an important way of following COVID-19 vaccine news
Roughly half of Americans say that they have been getting some (30%) or a lot (18%) of news and info about COVID-19 vaccines on social media.
SHORT READ | AUG 19, 2021
Some digital divides persist between rural, urban and suburban America
Rural adults are less likely than suburban adults to have home broadband and less likely than urban adults to own a smartphone, tablet or computer.
SHORT READ | AUG 18, 2021
More Americans now say government should take steps to restrict false information online than in 2018
48% of US adults say the government should restrict false information online, even if it means losing some freedom to access/publish content.
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REPORT | JAN 13, 2021
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted.
REPORT | JUL 28, 2020
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.
REPORT | MAY 8, 2020
Dating and Relationships in the Digital Age
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships.
REPORT | NOV 15, 2019
Americans and Privacy Online
Majorities of U.S. adults believe their personal data is less secure now, that data collection poses more risks than benefits, and that it is not possible to go through daily life without being tracked.
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