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Jingjing Jiang / Pew Research Center:
The share of US adults who say they have used a ride-hailing service grew to 36% in 2018 vs 15% in 2015, but only 4% use ride-hailing apps on a weekly basis   —  The share of Americans who use ride-hailing services has increased dramatically.  Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used …
Jan 4, 2019, 1:50 PMIn context
Abigail Geiger / Pew Research Center:
Pew: one in five US adults say they frequently get their news from social media, surpassing the number who get theirs from print (16%) for the first time   —  Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans: One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media …
Dec 11, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Survey: majority of US adults say it is unacceptable to use algorithms for criminal risk assessments, resume and job interview analysis, personal finance scores   —  Real-world examples of the scenarios in this survey  —  All four of the concepts discussed in the survey are based …
Nov 18, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
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

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