A Pew Research Center survey of US social media users found that more are turning to Twitter, YouTube—and even Tumblr—to get news.
Looking at the population as a whole, Facebook by far still leads every other social media site as a source of news.
Overall, three of the sites measured — Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat — had an increase in the share of their audience that gets news on the site.
As part of an ongoing examination of social media and news, Pew Research Center analyzed the scope and characteristics of social media news consumers across nine social networking sites.
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Several fast-growing social media services began offering themselves as platforms for advertisers this year.
57% of US millennials checked Facebook at least once a day to get news and information.
US B2B marketers turned to LinkedIn for marketing news far more frequently than other social media sites.
Despite rumors popping up every so often that some people may be cutting back on Facebook usage, the social network reigns supreme.
On regular news days, desktops account for the same amount of content sharing as smartphones—43%.