U.S. opinion of politicians being able to block users on social media 2019, by party

During a July 2019 survey of online adults in the United States, it was found that 65 percent of all respondents who identified as Democrats thought that politicians should not be allowed to block people on social media or prevent them from seeing or interacting with posts from a social media account. Only 44 percent of Independent-identifying respondents thought the same.

Share of online adults in the United States who think that politicians should be allowed to block people on social media as of July 2019, by political stance

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 15, 2019

Number of respondents

27,422 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Should politicians be allowed to block people (prevent them from seeing posts from the account or interacting with the account) on social media?"

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