Sharing news online in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

This statistic shows the share of respondents who reported they had shared news via a social network or other online means in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. During the survey, 16 percent of respondents reported having shared news with others via social media. Overall, 22 percent of Britons shared news via different online means in early 2017.

Incidence of sharing news via social media or other online means in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

Share of respondents
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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January and February 2017

Number of respondents

2,112 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

news consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

During an average week in which, if any, of the following ways do you share or participate in news coverage? Please select all that apply.

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