The percentage of TikTok users accessing news on the app rose to 43% in 2023 from 22% in the previous year

Half of U.S. adults get at least some news from social media.

News websites or apps were used by 67% of surveyed U.S. adults.

Meta-owned Facebook is the most popular social media platform for news, followed by YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok.

Regular news consumers on Nextdoor, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok are more likely to be women.

Regular news consumers on Reddit, X, LinkedIn, and YouTube are more likely to be men.

Regular news consumers on X are roughly split politically, with 46% Republican-leaning and 49% Democrat-leaning.