Social network usage for news access worldwide 2019

The statistic provides information on the share of consumers who used selected social media networks to access news in the last week as of February 2019. During the survey, 36 percent of respondents stated they used Facebook to access news, compared to ten percent who used Twitter for this purpose and just three percent of respondents who had turned to Snapchat for news in the past week as of the date of survey.

Share of consumers who used selected social media networks to access news in the last week worldwide as of February 2019

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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

February 2019

Number of respondents

24,146 respondents

Special properties

across 12 countries included in the report*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Countries included: United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Australia and Brazil.

Question: Which, if any, of the following have you used for finding, reading, watching, sharing or discussing news in the last week?

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