Social Media Users Worn Out, Stressed Out by Political Content (Report)

It may be a good thing that Election Day is just two weeks away, as a new study discovered just how fed up social media users are with political content.

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It may be a good thing that Election Day is just two weeks away, as a new study discovered just how fed up social media users are with political content.

Pew Research Center Tuesday released its newest report, The Political Environment on Social Media, and its findings included:

  • 37 percent of the more than 4,500 U.S. adults surveyed by Pew said they were worn out by the amount of political content they have encountered on social media, while just 20 percent enjoy seeing political content on social networks, and 41 percent did not feel strongly one way or the other.
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