Pew Finds More Adults in US Regularly Getting News From TikTok

26% of survey respondents between 18 and 29 indicated that they regularly do so

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While news consumption on other social platforms has either declined or flattened, more adults in the U.S. have been turning to TikTok for news, according to a new study from Pew Research Center.

The think tank found that the share of U.S. adults who say they regularly get news from TikTok shot up to 10% this year from 3% in 2020.

According to Pew’s survey of 12,147 U.S. adults from July 18 through Aug. 21, 26% of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 regularly get news from TikTok, up from 18% last year and 9% in 2020.

Pew Research Center

Meanwhile, just 10% of respondents 30 through 49 said they regularly get news from TikTok, and that number drops to 4% for those 50 through 64 and 1% for those 65 and older.




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