Pew Research

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Facebook "likes" can tell a lot about a person. Maybe even enough to fuel a voter-manipulation effort like the one a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm stands accused of — and which Facebook may have enabled. The social network is under fire after The New York Times and The Guardian newspaper Read more

A media giant in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off

On Monday, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies. AT&T says it needs to gobble up Time Warner if it's to have a chance against the likes of Amazon , Netflix and Google in the rapidly evolving Read more

What we can and can't know about guns

The ongoing national conversation about possible changes to gun laws has prompted questions about the way the system works currently. The way in which federal laws mandate gun sales records be kept – though not shared – makes it difficult to have an accurate account of the number of guns in the Read more