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Voters See Bias at Twitter, Facebook: 33% Embrace Trump’s Order to Punish Them

Voters agree with President Trump that the operators of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are politically biased, but they stop short of endorsing his punitive executive order opening them up to lawsuits over posts on their sites.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 28% of Likely U.S.

Voters believe those who run social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter edit their content in a fair and balance way. Fifty percent (50%) disagree and say they are politically biased in the decisions they make. Twenty-two percent (22%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted May 28 and 31, 2020 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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