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Fake News on Social Media: What Difference Does it Make?

Pew Research Center:

Among social media users, Democrats – and liberal Democrats in particular – are a bit more likely than Republicans to say they have ever modified their views on a social or political issue, or on a particular political candidate, because of something they saw on social media.

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The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign

Pew Internet: January 11, 2008

The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign. Nearly a quarter of Americans (24%) say they regularly learn something about the campaign from the internet, almost double the percentage from a comparable point in the 2004 campaign (13%).

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Following College Students... Getting Up To Speed On Snapchat

According to recent statistics from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 41% of U.S. teenagers are on Snapchat (April 8, 2015).  Alongside Facebook and Instagram, Snapchat rounds out the Top 3 of teen social media sites.   325 more words

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15% of American adults are 'cord cutters'

Pew:

Some 15% of adults now qualify as “cord cutters” – meaning they once had either cable or satellite TV but no longer do. Another 9% never had either cable or satellite service. 43 more words