65% of U.S. Social Media Users Get News on Just One Social Network

 

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Americans are on multiple social media networks and 35% of them get news on more than one, leading to fragmentation of news gathering through social media.

However, the vast majority (65%) of Americans who use social media for news only get that news from one social network, and Facebook is the king, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center released on Thursday.

The study also shows that very few Americans use big social networks like LinkedIn, Pinterest or Google+ to get their news. After Facebook, YouTube is the social network with the second highest reach; 10% of those who use social media for news receive news there Read more...

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