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Social media as a news source worldwide 2019

Share of adults who use social media as a source of news in selected countries worldwide as of February 2019

by Amy Watson, last edited Jul 1, 2019
Social media as a news source worldwide 2019 The statistic shows the share of adults who use social media as a source of news in selected countries worldwide in 2019. During the survey, 64 percent of respondents from Brazil stated that they used social media as a source of news, compared to 71 percent of respondents in Chile. The majority of South African, Mexican and Bulgarian respondents also reported using social media for news.
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by Amy Watson, last edited Jul 1, 2019
The statistic shows the share of adults who use social media as a source of news in selected countries worldwide in 2019. During the survey, 64 percent of respondents from Brazil stated that they used social media as a source of news, compared to 71 percent of respondents in Chile. The majority of South African, Mexican and Bulgarian respondents also reported using social media for news.
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