Social Media Not Safe for Kids, Most Americans Say
Sites like Facebook and Twitter aren’t safe for minors, according to a majority of Americans, who have become more comfortable with social media platforms censoring offensive material.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of American Adults believe social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are not safe for children and teenagers, including 16% who say the sites are Not At All Safe for minors. Forty percent (40%) think sites like Facebook and Twitter are safe for kids, including 10% who believe social media sites are Very Safe for minors. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,004 American Adults was conducted on April 17-19, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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