So beauty for beauty’s sake is a thing in nature, yet science also tells us that there are certain biologically-driven standards. Facial symmetry, for example, is something humans are wired to find attractive. And so, in an Ipsos Global Advisor poll, we see remarkable consistency in physical definitions of beauty across nations and cultures.
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.
This is the third issue in our What the Future series looking at the big trends in the four largest consumer spending categories. Each report features exclusive new research from Ipsos, including global surveys and deeper dives in the U.S. and Canada; interviews with experts with a wide range of perspectives on the topic; and insights from Ipsos thought leaders.