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Changing a social media profile picture is one way to express support or solidarity

Fully 18% of U.S. social media users say they have changed their profile pictures to draw attention to an issue or event.

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Acknowledgments

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Appendix B: Detailed tables

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Appendix A: Terminology

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Methodology

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5. Heavy commenting activity concentrated among a minority of users

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4. Discussion in Reddit circles more likely to focus on one candidate and one party

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3. In discussions about presidential candidates, Sanders mentioned far more than others

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2. Discussion mentioning the 2016 presidential candidates was vigorous in run-up to primaries, but did not dominate Reddit

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1. Reddit news users more likely to be male, young and digital in their news preferences