Italy: top five social media and messaging apps for news 2018

This statistic represents the top five social media and messaging apps used for news in Italy in 2018. According to the survey results, the majority of respondents (51 percent) regularly used the social media platform Facebook as a news source, followed by the messaging app WhatsApp and the video sharing platform YouTube (25 percent). By contrast, Twitter and Facebook Messenger were used by 10 percent and 8 percent of respondents.

Top five social media and messaging apps used for news in Italy in 2018

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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

Italy

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

2,040 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

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