Pew study: Social networking sites' users are uneasy around political postings | Digital Trends
- Wondering why you were unfriended? It could be because of your political leanings. A new Pew survey examines the way social networking site users relate and react to politically charged posts. Along with religion, politics can be a touchy subject for polite conversation in the real world, and new research shows our online social lives mirror our real world behaviors – politics and social networking sites have an uneasy relationship, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life project.