Trust in Social Platforms’ Handling of Political Views Is Shaky, Particularly Among Republicans

Pew Research Center found that almost three-quarters of U.S. adults overall believe censorship is occurring

Conservative Republicans were far more likely to believe social sites censor political viewpoints than moderate or liberal Republicans were klevo/iStock

Nearly three-quarters of adults in the U.S. believe that social media sites intentionally censor political viewpoints that they find objectionable, and that belief is especially prevalent among Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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