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68% Of Millennials Get Their News From Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

How do millennials get their news? Well, according to a new Ypulse study, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of 14-30 year-olds ride the information curve on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, which ranked first as a news source ahead of word of mouth (63 percent), news websites (62 percent) and television (55 percent).

Overall, social media ranked second as a primary source of news (behind news websites). However, 66 percent are not confident that the news they receive from any source is accurate, and 67 percent would rather be the last to know so long as the information was true.

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Digital, Mobile Chasing TV As Our Primary Source Of News [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that, in 2012, almost two in five (39 percent) of people consumed the majority of their news digitally?

Social media as a platform for sourcing news is now especially popular amongst Gen Yers (i.e., young people) – more than a third find news via these channels – with Facebook (67 percent), Twitter (16 percent) and Pinterest (15 percent) leading the way.

Overall, digital/mobile is now second only to television as the most popular way to consume news media in the U.S., having effectively swapped places with the rapidly-falling newspaper industry over the last two years, which is now languishing in fourth place behind radio.

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What Was Everybody Talking About On Twitter And Facebook In 2012? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What were you talking about in 2012?

The Superbowl, SOPA, KONY 2012, Facebook’s IPO and Instagram buyout, the iPhone 5, the London Olympics, Gangnam Style and the little matter of the U.S. Presidential election dominated social media reportage and conversation over the past twelve months, with all of these stories trending strongly across Twitter, Facebook and the other major social channels.

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