Social-Media Traffic to News Sites Has Increased 57% Since 2009

Written on:February 24, 2014
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Well, this is no surprise: Digital has far surpassed print in the way we consume news

More than half of all Internet users are plugged in to some form of social media, which means they’re most likely coming into contact with the breaking news other users share on those platforms. This is especially true of Twitter, where stories can go viral long before they see print

In fact, 64.5% of Americans consume their news online, and traffic to news sites generated by social media has increased 57% since 2009The New York Times and CNN have an especially prodigious social media following, with more than 10 million Twitter followers apiece — although neither can top Katy Perry‘s dedicated fanbase. Read more…

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