5 Revelations About How People Use Social Media To Talk About Politics

    Liberals more likely to block opposing views than conservatives. At George Washington University Thursday, market research firm ORI presented these findings on how politics happens on Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms.

    1. Younger people are more likely to share their political affiliations.

    2. Most find a diverse collection of opinions on the networks they use.

    3. Most Americans still don't talk politics on the internet.

    4. Liberals more likely to post public messages than conservatives.

    5. Liberals more likely to block people because of their political views than conservatives.