This report represents the first research into congressional staffers’ attitudes about their offices’ use of social media. The findings are based on an online survey of congressional staff on their opinions and practices related to constituent communications, including social media. The findings are based on a survey of congressional staff which was conducted between October 12 and December 13, 2010. The survey had 260 respondents.
These are the tumblings of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project (Pew Internet for short). We study how Americans use the internet and technology in their daily lives. You can browse our (free!) reports—and steal our data—at pewinternet.org.