Social media news consumption in the U.S. 2019, by gender

According to a study held in the United States in the final quarter of 2019, women were more likely than men to use social media as a source of news, with 55 percent turning to social media sites for their news on a weekly basis. Additionally, 22 percent of women stated that they used social media as their main news source, compared to just 15 percent of men.

Share of adults who use social media as a source of news in the United States as of the 4th quarter of 2019, by gender

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Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

Q4 2019

Number of respondents

1,969 respondents

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