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Nurses Top 2013 Gallup Honesty and Ethics Poll

Americans this year rated Nurses as the most honest and ethical profession. A new Gallup poll released today shows that 82% of U.S. adults rate the honesty and ethical standards of nurses as either “high” or “very high.” The nursing …

Obamacare Disapproval Drops as Website Improves
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House Republicans’ government shutdown in October did no favors for a congress that hit new lows in approval this year. However, the botched rollout of the Healthcare.gov website also shifted Americans’ opinions against the very law that Republicans were protesting …

Majority of Americans Now View Tea Party Unfavorably
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For around four years now, the Tea Party movement has had a significant effect on U.S. politics. Candidates from the conservative movement have challenged incumbent Republican legislators, and have in some cases won. This has put pressure on the Republican …

Over One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Don’t Plan on Purchasing Health Insurance
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With the Healthcare.gov website slowly crawling toward full functionality, uninsured Americans are now faced with a choice. The Affordable Care Act (ACA, colloquially known as Obamacare) mandates that all Americans purchase health insurance while providing subsidized plans for those who …

Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday

With stores opening on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday deals this year, consumers are now under more pressure than ever to fit cut-rate shopping into their holiday schedules. Though millions of Americans will line-up and fight over the inexpensive electronics …

40% of Americans Have Engaged in ‘Showrooming’ 40% of Americans Have Engaged in ‘Showrooming’

The rise of online retail has certainly forced physical retailers to both rethink their business models and compete with companies that do not have to deal with store overhead. In addition to competing on convenience and price, physical retailers are …

Health Exchange Sites Receiving Poor Reviews From Uninsured

Though only 21% of uninsured Americans have visited new healthcare exchange websites, a vast majority of them are having negative experiences with them. This is according to a new Gallup poll that shows nearly two-thirds (63%) of uninsured Americans who …

Congressional Approval Hits Lowest Point Ever
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It’s been something of a truism and a joke in recent years that Americans hate congress but love their individual congresspersons. Now, even that sentiment could be changing as congressional approval in the U.S. has hit rock-bottom. Gallup today released …

Less Than 25% of Americans Prefer a Female Boss
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Gallup today released information from its annual “Work and Education” survey showing that Americans still prefer to have a male boss. The pollster’s results show that 35% of Americans in 2013 prefer to work for a man, while only 23% …

Government Shutdown Could Hurt Republicans, Shows Poll
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Americans may be divided on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, colloquially known as “ObamaCare”), but it seems they aren’t on board with shutting down the U.S. government to prevent its implementation. A new Quinnipiac poll out today shows that 72% …

Internet Is the Main Source of News for 21% of Americans Internet Is the Main Source of News for 21% of Americans

Just over one-fifth of American adults now rely on the Internet as their main source of news about current events. That’s according to a new poll from Gallup. 21% of those polled answered the question “what would you say is …

Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed

Facebook is taking a new, proactive approach to tweaking their news feed algorithm, in an attempt to “show you more interesting updates.” We noticed a new poll appearing on the right-hand side of the Facebook homepage – dispersed inside the …

Obamacare Starts Next Year, Opposed by Over Half of Americans Obamacare Starts Next Year, Opposed by Over Half of Americans
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Major segments of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – known colloquially as “Obamacare” – are set to go into effect by January 1, 2014. Programs such as health insurance exchanges; insurer prohibitions against pre-existing medical condition discrimination and …

Obama Approval Rating Still Solid, Despite Critics
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Last week was, perhaps, the toughest week the Obama administration has yet faced. While congressional Republicans were still trying to turn the Benghazi attacks into a full-fledged scandal, two clearly real scandals have appeared seemingly out of nowhere in the …

American Hipster Poll Finds Unfavorable Opinions
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The word ‘hipster’ has taken on many meanings over the years, from jazz potheads to ironic 20-somethings, but whatever Americans currently believe it to mean, they are now turning on the subculture in a big way. A new poll has …

Only 9% Are Honest Enough to Admit They’d Do It with a Sex Robot Only 9% Are Honest Enough to Admit They’d Do It with a Sex Robot
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Over the past few years, humanoid robot technology has gotten better and better at, well, making robots seem more human. We’re talking the look, the feel, the movements, and the AI. And this technology is only going to get better …

Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’ Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’
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If you’re on Twitter, you know that users there have some pretty strong opinions on what’s currently going on in the world. But a new study from Pew calls into question the reliability of Twitter as a true gauge for …

Capcom is Polling Fans on Their Favorite Street Fighter Characters

Capcom is serious about its fighting games. Not a week goes by that minor changes and tweaks aren’t made to its games to make them more (or less, in some cases) balanced. So, when the publisher asks fighter fans for …

Google And Harris Interactive Team Up On Self-Service Market Research Google And Harris Interactive Team Up On Self-Service Market Research
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Harris Interactive announced that it has collaborated with Google and its Google Consumer Surveys on a new market research product. A spokesperson for Harris tells WebProNews that the product “allows businesses, both large and small, to compare themselves to industry …

Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter

This just in: nobody is really sure how exactly they feel about tech companies. Following last week’s LA Times/USC Dornsife poll found that most people don’t trust Google with their private information, another poll has revealed that, among tech companies, …

More Americans Find Twitter Unfavorable Than Favorable [STUDY] More Americans Find Twitter Unfavorable Than Favorable [STUDY]
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Facebook is invading your privacy, digging up all of your buried information with the new Timeline, and is full of FarmVille request and posts about what embarrassing song you’re rocking out to on Spotify. Google’s also invading your privacy, while …