30% of Americans Find News on Facebook (by accident)

"People go to Facebook to share personal moments — and they discover the news almost incidentally. The serendipitous nature of news on Facebook may actually increase its importance as a source of news and information, especially among those who do not follow the news closely." Amy Mitchell, Director of Pew Research Center's Journalism Project

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Study: 30% of Americans Get Their News on Facebook
A new study by the Pew Research shows that 30% of Americans get news on Facebook, even though the majority logged in for other reasons.

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