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● 85 per­cent of U.S. vot­ers say the internet en­ables more po­lit­i­cal par­tic­i­pa­tion.

● 74 per­cent say such tech­no­log­i­cal in­no­va­tion makes them “op­ti­mistic about the fu­ture.”

● 67 per­cent say technology has a neg­a­tive im­pact on so­cial val­ues; 52 per­cent say it makes the world “less har­mo­nious.”

● 50 per­cent say technology can com­pro­mise per­sonal pri­vacy.

● 34 per­cent say they have less trust in technology-driven so­cial me­dia.

Source: A Har­vard-Har­ris poll of 2,006 reg­is­tered U.S. vot­ers con­ducted May 18-20 and re­leased Fri­day.

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