HackerNoon Technology Polls

HackerNoon readers are younger, wealthier and more educated than the internet's average.
These polls represent where forward thinking technologists see the industry headed.


Should TikTok Face a Ban in the U.S.?

Recently, the House passed a bill requiring ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, to divest from the app within 180 days or face prohibition (a ban) in the U.S. However, Senate supporters argue that this is not a ban but rather a transition of ownership to ensure national security.

This poll is active and accepting votes!

What is your web browser of choice?

Perhaps one of the most important decisions you make when using the internet. So, whose banner do you fly on the net?

44% Google Chrome

5% Safari

20% Firefox

6% Edge

15% Brave

3% Opera

4% Other (Tell us in the comments)

550 Voters

Do you take part in HackerNoon's Writing Contests?

HackerNoon runs amazing writing contests all year round that offer its community the ability to show their expertise, get internet cred and win some big bucks. Have YOU participated in one?

31% Heck yea! I love participating in HackerNoon's writing contests and earn some $$

39% I'd love to but I'm not confident in my writing abilities :(

10% I am waiting for a writing contest that appeals to my area of expertise

18% I have yet to participate in a writing contest (tell us why you haven't already!)

92 Voters

How Much Faith Do You Have in Your Government to Effectively Regulate AI?

With AI's ability to create images and videos that look realistic improving every single year, how much faith do you have in your government to make sure it doesn't spiral out of control?

74% Absolutely zero faith

19% I kind of have faith

2% I have faith that they'll do the right thing.

3% I have absolute faith

351 Voters

Will AI stocks suffer the same fate as the dot-com bubble?

Nvidia's market cap keeps rising and rising, and so does the valuation of other tech companies that are advancing in the space. Investors are hungry, but are these valuations unrealistic and a bubble is right around the corner?

17% Not really. AI stocks have a loooong way to go

23% Nvidia might be a bubble but other AI companies is where it's at

30% It's a bubble! Short while you can!

27% It's still too early to tell

134 Voters

How Often Do You Order Items From Amazon?

The e-commerce giant only seems to be getting bigger and bigger, but does everyone use Amazon? And how often do they use it?

11% 3+ times a week

9% Once or twice a week

42% Once every couple of weeks

36% I don't use Amazon

254 Voters

With New Disney Partnership, Will Fortnite Win the Metaverse Race?

Epic Games and Disney announced a groundbreaking partnership to create an "entertainment universe" within Fortnite. With Disney investing $1.5 billion in Epic, this collaboration aims to integrate characters from its extensive Intellectual Property portfolio into Fortnite's social gaming ecosystem.

27% Yes, with Disney's backing

10% No, Meta is still the strongest contender.

7% Yes, even without Disney's backing.

12% Other contenders not named Meta or Fornite will challenge for top spot.

18% Maybe, depending on how integration is handled.

24% Unsure, it's too early to tell.

140 Voters

How Do You Feel About The Apple Vision Pro?

Apple's flagship spatial computing platform is here. Reviews are out; it's in the wild, and we would like to know your thoughts.

56% It looks interesting but it's too expensive to justify a purchase.

6% I think it's a great product and I plan to buy one

33% Seems like an unnecessary product that is far too expensive.

3% I own an Apple Vision Pro and have been using it.

171 Voters

Where do YOU think bitcoin's price is heading by the end of the year?

Bitcoin is off to a bleak start in 2024 despite the historic approval of spot exchange traded funds by the US Securities & Exchange Commission. Having already dipped below $40,000 at least once this year, where do YOU think the price of the world's most popular cryptocurrency going to head next?

12% All the way to Andromeda!! {$100K+}

12% To the moooooooon! {$70K+}

23% Up, up and away! {$50k+}

28% Bitcoin will remain where it always has been {$30k to $40k}

18% Down and under {$20k and below}

3% Screw bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies is where it's at! {Let us know in the comments!}

259 Voters

Do You Think the "Metaverse" Will Ever Truly Take Off?

For the past however many years, we've heard talk about various companies (including Meta) developing their own metaverse, but they never seem to take off. Will they ever?

26% Yes, many years from now

56% No, I don't think it ever will.

6% Yes, very soon.

9% VRChat, Roblox, etc., already prove its here and successful

253 Voters