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Pew Research Center:
Survey of 4,581 US adults finds about 66% have heard about social media bots, and most people believe they are used for malicious purposes   —  While most Americans know about social media bots, many think they have a negative impact on how people stay informed
Oct 15, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Abigail Geiger / Pew Research Center:
Survey: the percentage of US adults using the internet (89%), smartphones (77%), and social media (69%) has plateaued and remains nearly unchanged since 2016   —  The use of digital technology has had a long stretch of rapid growth in the United States, but the share of Americans who go online …
Sep 30, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Study of US teens finds 59% say they have been bullied or harassed online, 79% say elected officials are doing only a fair or poor job of addressing the problem   —  Name-calling and rumor-spreading have long been an unpleasant and challenging aspect of adolescent life.
Sep 27, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Andrew Perrin / Pew Research Center:
Survey of US adults: 42% took a break from Facebook for several weeks or more, 26% deleted app from their phone, 54% adjusted privacy settings in past 12 months   —  Significant shares of Facebook users have taken steps in the past year to reframe their relationship with the social media platform.
Sep 5, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Jingjing Jiang / Pew Research Center:
Survey: more than 50% of US teens say they are trying to reduce phone, social media, and video game use; 57% of parents say they restrict children's screen time   —  54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen's screen time.
Aug 25, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Aaron Smith / Pew Research Center:
Survey of 4,594 US adults: 72% say it's likely social media firms censor opposing political views; 43% say firms support liberal views over conservative views   —  A majority of Republicans say technology firms support the views of liberals over conservatives and that social media platforms censor political viewpoints.
Jun 28, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Survey: 70% of US adults say the internet has been good for society, down 6 percentage points from 2014; 25% of those opposed cite time spent with devices   —  Americans tend to view the impact of the internet and other digital technologies on their own lives in largely positive ways …
Apr 30, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Pew: 58% in US prefer to protect the freedom to publish rather than letting government restrict false info; 56% favor tech firms restricting false information   —  But 56% support steps from technology companies, even if it means some limits on publishing and accessing information
Apr 19, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Pew: the 500 most-active suspected bot Twitter accounts are responsible for 22% of links from prominent news and media sites that are shared on Twitter   —  An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts - not human beings
Apr 9, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Study: in the US, 78% of 18-24 year olds use Snapchat, 71% use Instagram, 45% use Twitter; nearly 75% of US adults and 94% of 18-24 year olds use YouTube   —  A majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram
Mar 3, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context

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