U.S. social media users opinions on online discussions on politics 2016

Opinions of social media users in the United States on social media discussions regarding politics as of August 2016

U.S. social media users opinions on online discussions on politics 2016 The graph shows the opinions of social media users in the United States on social media discussions regarding politics as of August 2016. The survey revealed that 53 percent of respondents believed that social media has helped to bring new voices into the political discussion somewhat well, whereas 24 percent stated that it had not helped at all.
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Opinions of social media users in the United States on social media discussions regarding politics as of August 2016

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People say things when discussing politics on social media that they would never say in person40%44%15%2%
Social media has helped to bring new voices into the political discussion21%53%24%2%
People don’t say things about politics on social media because they worry they will lose friends or get criticized14%50%35%2%
Social media helps people get involved with issues that matter to them22%57%20%1%
Social media is a good way to learn about what political candidates are really like9%45%45%1%
Very wellSomewhat wellNot at allNo answer
People say things when discussing politics on social media that they would never say in person40%44%15%2%
Social media has helped to bring new voices into the political discussion21%53%24%2%
People don’t say things about politics on social media because they worry they will lose friends or get criticized14%50%35%2%
Social media helps people get involved with issues that matter to them22%57%20%1%
Social media is a good way to learn about what political candidates are really like9%45%45%1%
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The graph shows the opinions of social media users in the United States on social media discussions regarding politics as of August 2016. The survey revealed that 53 percent of respondents believed that social media has helped to bring new voices into the political discussion somewhat well, whereas 24 percent stated that it had not helped at all.
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