Leading news websites or news apps in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2014

This statistic ranks news websites or apps by reach in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2014. In 2013, 19 percent of UK respondents who used the internet for news reported using Facebook for news. Another social media site, Twitter, also ranked high in 2013, with a reach of 10 percent of UK adults who consume news online. Ranking first was the BBC website or app, with 59 percent of respondents in 2014.

Thinking specifically about the internet which of the following do you use for news nowadays?

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Release date

June 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2013 to 2014*

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all who use internet for news

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Dates of most recent survey were March and April 2014.
** n (2013) = 857; n (2014) = 1,029.
Only sources with an incidence of over 3 percent in 2014 are shown.

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