The percentage of American adults who read books has remained relatively unchanged in the past few years.
Shared experiences define what it means to be an American. The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were such a unifying event for modern Americans.
64% of U.S. adults say fabricated news stories cause a great deal of confusion about the basic facts of current issues and events.
More than 3 in 4 American adults engage in social media in some way.
Some 56% of smartphone owners ages 18 to 29 use auto-delete apps, more than four times the share among those 30-49 (13%) and six times the share among those 50 or older (9%).
Young Americans are ‘less enthusiastic’ about the news than their older counterparts, and are less voracious consumers of news.
Roughly three-in-ten online Americans (31%) use Pinterest, identical to the 31% who used the platform in 2015.
The share of online adults who use LinkedIn has remained steady over the past year: 29% report using the site, similar to the 25% who said this in 2015.
Roughly one-quarter of online adults (24%) use Twitter, a proportion that is statistically unchanged from a survey conducted in 2015 (23%).
Around one-third of online adults (32%) report using Instagram – roughly the same share as in 2015, when 27% of online adults did so.