53%

of Americans have been civically active on social media in the past year

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: This figure includes those who have used social media to take part in a cause-related group, encouraged others to take action on an issue, looked for information on protests and rallies, changed their profile picture to support a cause, or used hashtags related to an issue or cause

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