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Social media as a source of news in the U.S. 2020-2022

Share of adults getting their news from social media sites in the United States between 2020 and 2022

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Release date

September 2022

Region

United States

Survey time period

2020 to 2022

Number of respondents

12,147 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

This statistic previously included data running back to the year 2016. The source changed its methodology in 2020 and altered the available response choices, changing them from 'often', 'sometimes', and 'hardly ever' to 'often', 'sometimes', 'rarely', and 'never'. Data for years prior to 2020 can be found in the Excel download file.

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