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Social Media as a Main Source For News

Social Media is rising among traditional media as a main source for news. Social media, and especially Facebook, are now hugely important sources of traffic for news outlets. Results from a survey of more than 2,000 Americans by Deloitte released recently states that the main reason here is  simple: that’s where people, particularly young people, get most of their news. These are some stats from the study: Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 17.34.30 Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 17.34.33 TV is still the most popular news platform across all age brackets. But in the younger age groups, not by much. For millennials aged 14 to 25, TV and social media are going very close together (28% and 26%, respectively), the survey found. If these trends hold up, TV may soon surrender its historic position as the dominant cultural medium in the United States.   QUARTZ