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Americans believe fake news is a bigger problem than racism


On Jun 8, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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Millions of comments submitted to FCC regarding net neutrality were duplicate, false

Nearly half a million comments came from Russian email addresses.

On Nov 29, 2017 by Brianna Stone

A jarring 10 percent of people thought Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary who resigned this week, was examining possible connections between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

Most Americans have no idea who’s leading the DOJ’s Russia investigation

Do you know who is actually heading the investigation?

On Jul 25, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Nearly 1 in 5 Americans have reportedly faced severe forms of online harassment

More than half of the people surveyed said their most recent attack happened on social media.

On Jul 12, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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U.S. image plummets worldwide as majority finds Trump ‘arrogant’ and ‘dangerous’

Only two countries view Trump more favorably than Obama.

On Jun 27, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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62 percent of Americans get their news from social media, report finds

Feeding from the feeds.

On May 26, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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New study suggests online dating has lost its ‘desperate’ reputation

A whole lot of Americans are swiping and messaging.

On Feb 11, 2016 by Marisa Kabas

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Americans aren’t as anti-science as you might think

Unfortunately, the Internet remains a great sounding board for anti-science sentiment.

On Dec 2, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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New poll shows public divided over religion vs. science

It’s more complicated than the study suggests.

On Oct 27, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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5 facts about your mom and social media

Parents: They're just like the rest of us.

On Jul 17, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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Study says wealthy teens prefer Instagram and Snapchat to Facebook

A Pew survey just found that the popularity of various social networks is correlated to household wealth.

On Apr 17, 2015 by Tim Sampson

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People talk about Ferguson differently on Twitter and Instagram

Ferguson is a specific place, but it has also become something of a synecdoche.

On Apr 6, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Pew survey finds that social media can heighten our awareness of friends’ stress levels

But stress does increase when we care too much.

On Jan 15, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Americans are terrified of government spying, but they refuse to take action

Americans are mad as hell—and they'll continue to take it.

On Nov 12, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Major cyberattack coming by 2025, experts say

They predict such a massive attack that no one will be safe from harm.

On Oct 31, 2014 by Aaron Sankin