As recently as 1995, 42 percent of American adults said they had never heard of the Internet. Today, use of the Internet is pervasive at home, work, and on mobile devices.
It is a primary source of news, information, entertainment, and social interaction. To understand its evolution, Pew conducts surveys and qualitative research that tracks and analyzes how Americans use digital technology, and the ways in which online activity affects their families, communities, health, educational pursuits, politics, and workplace activities.
36% of Americans who are divorced, separated or widowed say they have ever used a dating site or app; 16% of married adults say the same.
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Experts are split about how much control people will retain over essential decision-making as digital systems and artificial intelligence spread. They agree that powerful corporate and government authorities will expand the role of AI in people’s daily lives in useful ways. But, many worry these systems will diminish individuals’ ability to control their choices.
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There is significant discomfort among Americans with the idea of AI being used in their own health care. Yet many see promise for AI to help issues of bias in medical care.
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Among Americans who have heard about AI programs that can write news articles, 16% describe this as a major advance for the news media.
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BitChute is a video-sharing site and an alternative social media platform; here are key facts about the site and its users.
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Many Americans are aware of common ways they might encounter AI in daily life, though fewer are able to correctly identify each of the six common uses of AI in the survey. More broadly, the public remains more concerned than excited about the increasing use of AI in daily life.
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The percentage of single Americans who are looking for a relationship or casual dates is lower than in 2019, especially among men.
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Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used an online dating site or app, and Tinder tops the list of dating apps the survey studied.
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