Leading social networks used for news in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This statistic shows a ranking of the top social networks used for news in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. During the period of consideration, Facebook was by far the most popular social network for news access with the penetration of 28 percent. Twitter and YouTube ranked second and third with 14 percent and ten percent of news users reporting using these sources respectively.

Leading social networks used weekly for news in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019*

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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January and February 2019

Number of respondents

2,023 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

news users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which, if any, of the following have you used for any purpose/for reading, watching, sharing, or discussing news in the last week? Please select all that apply. "

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