Social Media's Effect On Public Policy [CHART]

Chart: Social Media Effect On Public Policy

In an era when President Trump’s favored communication channel is Twitter, nearly eight in 10 US internet users believe social media has at least some effect on public policy outcomes such as immigration and trade.

Those findings come from a January 2017 report from strategy communications firm Finn Partners, which polled 1,000 US adult internet users.

In all, just 15% of respondents said that social channels like Twitter and Facebook have no effect on public policy.

By contrast, roughly a third of internet users said it has a significant impact on policy outcomes, and another 49% said it has some impact. Read the rest at eMarketer.