According to a recent survey by Pew Research, the proportion of TikTok users who obtain news from the widely used video-sharing platform has almost doubled since 2020. This reflects a broader trend among consumers to turn to online platforms for news, with approximately half of all Americans reporting that they use social media for this purpose.
According to Pew, the percentage of TikTok users who obtained news from the app increased from 22% in 2020 to 43% in 2023.
Facebook remains the top choice for news consumption among social media platforms, as about 30% of American adults use it for news. Around 25% use YouTube, and other popular sources include Instagram, TikTok, and X.
TikTok has surpassed other platforms in terms of popularity, with consistent growth across all age groups since 2020.
News consumption on platforms differed by gender. While women reported they were more likely to get their news from
On popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, males tended to gravitate towards Reddit, X, and YouTube.
Restrictions have been placed on the use of the app on government devices and throughout the entire state.. C Mandler
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