Censorship: Voters Want Investigation of Social Media Sites
Voters overwhelmingly think censorship by social media sites is a problem, and a majority approve Republican plans for a congressional investigation.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 77% of Likely U.S. voters believe it’s likely that social media companies like Facebook censor news and commentary because of political bias, including 52% who think it is Very Likely. Only 14% say it’s unlikely social media sites are engaging in political censorship. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on December 8-11, 2022 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, LLC. See methodology.
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