Pew Research Center Studies Social Media Conversations About Race

African-American social media users are nearly twice as likely as whites to see posts on social networks about race or race relations, at 68 percent and 35 percent, respectively.

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African-American social media users are nearly twice as likely as whites to see posts on social networks about race or race relations, at 68 percent and 35 percent, respectively, according to Pew Research Center.

Pew’s new study, Social Media Conversations About Race, also found that 28 percent of African-American social media users said some or most of what they post is about race and race relations, compared with 8 percent of white users, adding that 67 percent of white users said nothing they post or share pertains to race.

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