Social Media influence rising on news cycle, according to Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center has published its latest report on how social media is influencing the news cycle, which shows that a growing number of people are, in fact, using social media as a key news source. According to Pew’s data, which incorporates the responses of nearly 5,000 US adults, Facebook is the clear leader in terms of social media as a news source, with 45% of Americans now getting at least some of their news content from The Social Network. Other social platforms have seen significant increases in people using them for news content also, with Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat, in particular, seeing increased usage as news sources.
Short review on Social Media Today here.