News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016A majority of U.S….

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News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016A majority of U.S. adults – 62% – get news on social media, and 18% do so often. In 2012, based on a slightly different question, 49% of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media.Two-thirds of Facebook users (66%) get news on the site, nearly six-in-ten Twitter users (59%) get news on Twitter, and seven-in-ten Reddit users get news on that platform. On Tumblr, the figure sits at 31%, while for the other five social networking sites it is true of only about one-fifth or less of their user bases.

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