U.S. students using social media for news 2018

This statistic shows the frequency of use of selected social media networks for news among college students in the United States as of April 2018. The findings show that 71 percent of surveyed U.S. college students had used Facebook for news in the past week, while 45 percent had done so on a daily basis.

Frequency of use of selected social media networks for news among college students in the United States as of April 2018

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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 12 to April 21, 2018

Number of respondents

5,844 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among adults enrolled full-time at an educational institution

Method of interview

Online survey

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