New Pew survey: Not all Twitter users tweet news, but those who do tweet a lot of it » Nieman Journalism Lab

A study published last month confirmed what we already know: Americans across all demographics are increasingly getting their news from Facebook and Twitter. Nearly two-thirds of Facebook and Twitter users saying they use those social platforms to get news, with Twitter users particularly using it for breaking news. But how are these users actually using the platform? How do they share news and what accounts do they follow? A new Pew snapshot susses out a few different behaviors. Not all Twitter users tweet about the news, for instance, but for those who do, nearly half their tweets on average were news-related. via New Pew survey: Not all Twitter users tweet news, but those who do tweet a lot of it » Nieman Journalism Lab.