American society is undergoing a profound change as all aspects of life increasingly converge with political views into a single set of overlapping motivations.
In many countries around the world, people are legal adults when they reach age 16. It’s 18 in places like the U.S., Kenya and Nigeria. But a new Ipsos poll about youth attitudes and behaviors indicates that young people want some hallmarks of maturity to come later. What’s more, recent societal trends and scientific research agree.
You’ve probably heard a lot about bots – automated social media accounts that have been used to influence human opinions on politics and other topics. You might have heard that the Russians used them to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, often by spreading misinformation and amplifying ideas thought to support a certain political agenda.