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

This statistic shows a ranking of the top social networks used for news by men in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. During the period of consideration, it was found that Facebook was the most popular social media source to access news among men, with a penetration of 27 percent, while only three percent of men in the United Kingdom used Instagram for this purpose.

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

Share of respondents
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Release date

June 2019


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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