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Leading social networks used weekly for news in the United States as of February 2019
Leading social networks used for news in the U.S. 2019
The statistic presents information on the share of news consumers using select social networks for news on a weekly basis in the United States as of February 2019. During the survey period it was found that Facebook was the most popular social platform for news with 39 percent saying that they used the site weekly to get their news. Second was YouTube with 20 percent of respondents using the video platform for news, followed by Twitter and Facebook Messenger.
Leading social networks used weekly for news in the United States as of February 2019
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 2019

Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Leading social networks used for news in the U.S. 2019
The statistic presents information on the share of news consumers using select social networks for news on a weekly basis in the United States as of February 2019. During the survey period it was found that Facebook was the most popular social platform for news with 39 percent saying that they used the site weekly to get their news. Second was YouTube with 20 percent of respondents using the video platform for news, followed by Twitter and Facebook Messenger.
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