It was just last week, I was explaining how some of my predictions for the next decade in the social media world were coming true. This week, thanks to the latest study from Pew Internet, another prediction has become a reality.
The study analyzed how American’s are now using social media and other variables to consume their news. Just the other week, we watch the Austin plane crash unfold before our very eyes through the social networks. In fact, based on a sample of 2,259 adults, 75% of them read news through social networks or e-mail, while about 52% of those continued to forward on the news to others. (more…)