Americans Are Wary of Social Platforms’ Power and Influence Over Politics

Pew Research Center found that 47% of U.S. adults favor more regulation of the sector

72% of respondents believe social media companies wield too much influence over politics z_wei/iStock

Adults in the U.S. believe social media platforms have too much power and influence when it comes to politics, and nearly one-half feel like more government regulation over the sector is necessary, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center.

@9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.