30% of U.S. Adults Use Facebook for News, Study Says


Social media permeates everything we do, so it’s no surprise that it’s also changing the way we consume news

A new study from Pew Research shows that out of the 64% of American adults who use Facebook, nearly half (30%) use the social network to keep up with news.

On YouTube, 10% of U.S. adults use the video platform to get news, while only 8% look for news on Twitter.

While these percentages, compared to each social network’s overall user base, are impressive, they’re still small portions of the U.S. adult population. Still, as digital and social media evolves, we can expect social news consumption to advance alongside it. …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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