Americans Know Social Networks Influence the News They See, and They Aren’t Happy About It

Pew Research Center found that 62% of respondents to its survey believe those platforms have too much control

Pew said 55% of respondents get news from social media often or sometimes, up from 47% in 2018 tadamichi/iStock

Nearly all Americans acknowledge that social networks have at least some control over the mix of news that people see, and most of them are not happy with this development, according to a recent survey by Pew Research Center.

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