May 3, 2014
Social Media Is Changing The Way We Consume News - infographic
Posted by Irfan Ahmad Digital Information World Author Pakistan author profile Saturday, May 03, 2014 info-graphics , news , newsmedia , Social-Media
Social media is changing the way we consume news. And it's no wonder that, news is now spreading faster than ever due to increased use of social networking sites.
According to a study, almost 5 in 10 of digital news consumers say they get at least some news from Twitter and Facebook.
Social media has quickly become a place to discover breaking news and a source for directing people to the more traditional news outlets and specific news stories.
While below infographic by mushroomnetworks predicts that soon mobile news story will not only be able to be posted to a worldwide audience, but broadcast as well. As connectivity speeds increase, news agencies will soon be able to consistently live stream news videos right from someone's smartphone.
Take a look at this visual delineating where people get their news.
top photo credit: istockphoto