Social media: influence on political opinions of U.S. social media users 2018

This statistic presents the share of of social media users in the United States who have have modified their views about a political or social issue because of something they saw on social media. During the June 2018 survey period, 14 percent of respondents stated that they had changed their view on a political or social issue due to something they had seen on social networks in the past year.

Share of social media users in the United States who have changed their views about a political or social issue because of something they saw on social media in the past year as of June 2018

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Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 29 to June 11, 2018

Number of respondents

4,594 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

social media users

Supplementary notes

Question: In the past year, have you ever modified your views about a political or social issue because of something you saw on social media?
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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