Twitter Inc.’s (TWTR) bump from President Trump may be coming to an end if he listens to the results of a new poll that shows the majority of Americans want him to rein in his penchant for frequent tweeting.

According to a survey of Americans conducted by Morning Consult/POLITICO, 69% of registered voters said the president tweets too much, which is up 13 points from a survey the pair conducted back in December. And it’s not just Democrats who are sick of all the social media commentary and fighting. The poll finds 53% of Republicans and 51% of Trump supporters said they think his tweeting is overkill, which is up 11 points and 14 points respectively. An overwhelmingly majority of non-Republicans agree with 70% of independents and 82% of Democrats sick and tired of the tweets.

Damaging Tweets?

The survey was conducted before the weekend attack in Britain in which three terrorists used a van to mow down people on the London Bridge and then went on a stabbing spree and before Trump used his Twitter feed to attack London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s response to the attack. It also comes ahead of the president using the microblogging site to undermine the U.S. Justice Department’s legal argument over his executive order dealing with banning travelers from six Muslim-majority countries in the Mideast. The Morning Consult/POLITICO survey polled 1,999 registered voters June 1 and 2 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.


Voters are also increasingly viewing President Trump’s use of social media as a bad thing, with the percentage saying that jumping to 59% from 49% in December. Among Democrats, 77% think it’s bad behavior, while 61% of independents concur. Meanwhile, 36% of Republicans view Trump’s tweets favorably while 41% of his voters also view it as a way to share information with citizens. But not everyone who voted for the president is still in his camp when it comes to social media. Some 35% of those voters said his use of Twitter is a negative, up 11 points from December, while 37% of Republicans agree, up 8 points from the previous survey. (See also: Twitter Signs Deals to Boost Live-Video Strategy.)

Good for Twitter?

A growing number of Americans may be fed up with Trump on Twitter, but the company has gotten a lift as a result and likely doesn’t want him to stop. In a recent interview with Willie Geist on NBC's "Sunday Today," Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said it’s important to have conversations in the public realm instead of behind closed doors. His comments are similar to remarks he made in the past. In December, Dorsey called his feelings about President Trump’s tweets “complicated” at the Recode Code Commerce event in December. (See more: Donald Trump's Twitter Relationship Is "Complicated")

When the microblogging site's operator reported first-quarter results, the company acknowledged the use of its platform by politicians—namely President Trump—has aided in an increase in user growth. During a conference call to discuss results, Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto mentioned the so-called Trump Effect. "There is some evidence that we benefited from our new and resurrected users following news and political accounts in Q1, particularly in the U.S.," he said, according to CNN.

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