Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American think tank based in Washington, D.C., that provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. It does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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  • 86% of U.S. Adults Aged 18-29 Are Social Media Users (Report)

    … 69 percent of U.S. adults are now social media users, according to the latest data from Pew Research Center. Pew found that 86 percent of those aged 18 through 29 are social media users, while that number slips to 80 percent for 30 through 49, 64 percent for 50 through 64 and 34 percent for those 65 and older. Approximately three-quarters of Facebook users and one-half of Instagram users visit those networks at least once per day, according to Pew. Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • The Future of Digital Media: Visual Media and Niche Audiences (Report)

    …. However, online magazines are expected to grow, and 40 percent of audiences surveyed by Pew Research Center obtained most of their news and information from online sources. As a result, niche audiences are growing, and they can be highly engaged and interactive. Marketers may be more interested in the specific targeting, but it’s possible…

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  • 79 Percent of Online Americans Use Facebook (Study)

    … It’s common knowledge that Facebook is the dominant social network in terms of user base, but a new report from Pew Research Center showed just how dominant it is. Pew surveyed 1,520 U.S. adults for its Social Media Update 2016, and it found that 79 percent of online Americans use Facebook, more than doubling Instagram (32 percent), Pinterest…

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  • Could Social Media Drive Turnout of Young Voters?

    … last week, Twitter partnered with Pew Research Center and Google in an effort to disseminate information about polling place locations and ballots. YouTube partnered with its Creators to build a campaign urging users to register to vote, and it also livestreamed the presidential debates on behalf of PBS, Telemundo and The Washington Post, among…

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  • Could Facebook Tip the Elections in the Final Countdown?

    … and interacting to boost popularity. Viral content from camp Trump Pew Research Center examined the different approaches to social media campaigning, utilized by the frontrunners. The study revealed that although the Trump and Clinton camps both post with the same frequency, content and public reactions differ enormously. While Clinton uses Facebook to draw…

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  • Pew Research Center Studies Social Media Conversations About Race

    … of it. Meanwhile, #allivesmatter mentions were nearly evenly split. More recently, the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., July 5, and of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., the following day, as well as the shootings of five police officers during protests in Dallas later that week, led to a spike in the usage of both hashtags, as well as #bluelivesmatter, from July 5 through 17, particularly July 8. Readers: What did you think of the findings by Pew Research Center? …

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  • Election 2016: Donald Trump’s Posts Draw the Most Responses (Study)

    … videos. Trump and Clinton mentioned each other frequently in posts, with each doing so in about three out of every 10 posts. Clinton’s posts mentioning Trump did so using the Facebook mention function, which gave users a direct link to Trump’s page. Trump, on the other hand, did not use the Facebook mention function, and referred to Clinton as “Crooked Hillary” during most of his mentions. Readers: What are your thoughts on Pew’s findings? Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Pew: 72% of U.S. Adults Access News on Mobile Devices

    … Pew Research Center released the results of its two-part study, which analyzed the news consumption habits of U.S. adults. The findings showed TV remains the dominate source of news information for U.S. adults, as 57 percent of respondents said they ‘often’ get TV-based news. In addition, 38 percent of respondents said they ‘often’ get news…

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  • Social Media Use at Work (Study)

    …. adults also found that: 51 percent of respondents said their workplaces have rules about using social media at work, and 32 percent said their employers have policies about how they may present themselves on the internet, but 77 percent use social media at work regardless of company policy. 29 percent of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 have…

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  • Dads Not Feeling the Father’s Day Love on Social (Infographic)

    … Women might dominate social, but there are still plenty of men on social and on the internet overall. 75 percent of parents use social media, according to a Pew Research Center report–even more among millennials–but a survey conducted by Social Media Link indicates that Father’s Day doesn’t get nearly as much attention as Mother’s Day. Social…

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