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Blog 4: How Americans Use Twitter for News

  1. I decided to share this article because it showed how some americans are engaging with news on twitter. According to the article nearly two thirds of American adults who use Twitter get news on the platformI was interested in this research because I tend to use twitter as a good source for receiving my news.
  2. 176 Twitter users from an earlier national survey of 3,212 Americans gave permission toy Pew Research to analyze their activity. 6538 tweets were examined in 4 randomly selected weeks between August 2014 and February 2015.
  3. 1 question I have about this data is some other possible news topics that could have been examined apart from common news topics. For example with the social issues news.

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