Publics in Emerging Economies Worry Social Media Sow Division, Even as They Offer New Chances for Political Engagement t.co/gTPARvLI2A t.co/pxpH3T3N0U —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

NEW: Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers t.co/NATg06IEzf t.co/AvYP7eL6pv —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

NEW: An analysis of English-language videos posted by high-subscriber YouTube channels in the first week of 2019 finds that children’s content received more views than other videos t.co/meIZk0MuQ8 t.co/YaGHqXqQk6 —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Those who use smartphones are more likely than those who use less sophisticated phones or no phones at all to regularly interact with people from different religious groups t.co/zxx42JtlxI t.co/IXkqizI0Ii —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Couples who meet online are more diverse than those who meet in other ways, largely because they’re younger t.co/2dGfQM1IJ7 —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

RT @MonicaRAnders: It's not just Millennials - a majority of Gen Xers

Automated Twitter accounts post the vast majority of tweeted links to popular news and current events sites that do not offer original reporting t.co/3XtXJOIZFY t.co/0LxRv0f0Yq —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Social media platforms and messaging apps - most notably, Facebook and WhatsApp - are widely used in the 11 emerging and developing nations we surveyed t.co/rAaonWJ2l8 t.co/kfIArOCUqO —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Teens have mixed views on social media's effect on people their age; many say it helps them connect with others, some express concerns about bullying t.co/NOPsDHlEtp t.co/qseJjGv8vr —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Bots. They're all around us, and they serve a number of purposes, both good and bad. But just how common are they? Here's how we identified likely bots on Twitter for our report "Bots in the Twittersphere" t.co/ESy8v3V4xP t.co/vMmtncHIy4 —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

RT @brookeauxier: Despite well-publicized examples of it's shortcomings, the majority of U.S. adults think facial recognition technology can accurately identify individual people, and effectively assess someone's gender or race, via @pewresearch @pewinternet
t.co/fK9PSAXwmE t.co/1BjEZIiIhz —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

Predictions from experts about artificial intelligence and the future of humans, from @pewresearch and @ImagineInternet. t.co/15ytf0a1Pt t.co/TAmSFtPfjQ —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

In seven of 11 developing countries surveyed, half or more people say technology has made people more accepting of those who have different views than they do t.co/NfW8enoxRN t.co/9njEsSzV6u —@[email protected] twitter.com/pewinternet/status

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