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Social Media & News Infographic


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In September 2018, Pew Research Center released updated information on the use of social media for finding and accessing news stories. We’ve created a helpful infographic to give you a better look at some of the most important and surprising numbers, which you can view below. Visit for the full report.

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Social Media & News Infographic

  1. 1. 32% 20% 27% 21% Never 32% Often 20% Sometimes 27% Hardly Ever 21% GATEWAY TO NEWS SOCIAL MEDIA & NEWS 67 percent of Facebook users get their news from the platform 43 percent of all U.S. adults get their news from Facebook Americans Continue to Turn to Social Media for News Created with information from Pew Research Center's Report, "News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2018" TWITTER� Facebook Is the Most Popular Social Media Platform for News REDDIT FREQUENCY OF SOCIAL NEWS CONSUMPTION 67% 71% 68% of Americans get at least some news via social media 43% of Twitter users rely on the site to get the news Of those who get news via social media, 42 percent find it largely accurate, while 57 percent find it largely inaccurate. 12% 42%� percent of U.S. adults who turn to Twitter for news 57% 73%percent of Reddit users who get their news�from the platform SOCIAL MEDIA ACCURACY 5% of U.S. adults get their news from Reddit