Lawmakers Were More Active on Social in the Run-Up to the 2020 Election Than in 2016

Pew Research Center analyzed Facebook, Twitter activity of every voting member of Congress

Members of Congress were much more active on social media in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election in the U.S. than they were in 2016, and their posts and tweets drew much more engagement from users of those platforms, according to a new study from Pew Research Center.