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48% of US Internet Users Prefer Using Social Media as a News Source in 2016 | Reuters Institute

17% of the US internet users in 2016 prefer the first contact with news in the morning via smartphone, while 16%  of UK internet users prefer the same source.

48% of US internet users prefer using Social Media as a source of news especially the Facebook (37%) and Twitter (6%); while 23% prefer using the news website or apps as a source of news

on the other hand 48% of the UK internet users prefer using the news website or apps as a source of news, & only 33% of them use the Social Media as a source of news.

FIRST NEWS SOURCE WHEN USING A SMARTPHONE (USA AND UK) 2016