For ages we have been relying on rumours in the medival period, there then came up a revolution of television and now it is the era of internet that is ruling the world. It has been high time for itself to be shaken up. Then like an invading army in a war , Internet rolled into the minds of people and exactly did that.

Filter Bubble Depicted By Eli Pariser
Even with news papers dying left , right and center there has never been such a tremendous availability of news in the history before the era of internet. Although facebook's intention are pure to drive current and ongoing news into the newsfeed of it's customers by an algorithm purely based on your behaviour on the social network  can lead to internet activist Elipariser called a "Filter Bubble ". 

News what you want, not news what you need:

This is a topic of worth talking before someone intends to roll out into the world of news.Is facebook enough for people to rely on for news?  According to a study published by the Pew Research Centre in September that 33% of young American adults relied on social network for news.

  • Half of Facebook and Twitter users get news on those sites as do 62% of reddit users. But only a minority of those on Instagram or Pinterest finds news there.
  • At this point, Facebook reaches far more Americans than any other social media site – and therefore allows for the most in-depth study. Overall, three in ten adults get at least some news while on Facebook.

  • Entertainment news tops the list of topics Facebook news consumers report seeing. This is followed by ‘people and events in my community’, sports, national government and politics, crime, health and medicine, and local government and politics. Even international news reaches roughly one in four Facebook news consumers.

On Twitter, groups of people come together around news events they feel passionately about. But opinions expressed on Twitter often differ from broad public opinion.
  • In the days following the shootings in Newton, Conn., in 2012, nearly two-thirds of the statements on Twitter called for stricter gun control measures while public opinion was far more evenly split.

In the dynamic nature of conversations on Twitter, the sentiment expressed around an issue or event can change over time.
  • From April 1 to April 14, opinion on Twitter shifted dramatically in the direction of opposing same-sex marriage. For those two weeks, 55% of the conversation was opposed, while 32% was in favor.  But, from April 15 through the next four weeks, statements in support outnumbered those in opposition, 43% to 26%.
Twitter Sentiment and Analysis of Same Sex Marriage and Christie Press Conference
Audiences for news on each social platform differ.
  • LinkedIn news consumers stand out as being high earners and college educated while Twitter news consumers are significantly younger than news consumers on Facebook, Google Plus and LinkedIn. Facebook news consumers are more likely to be female than news consumers on YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Social Media Audience Demographics for News Are Different
Visitors who come to a news site through Facebook or search display have far lower engagement with that outlet than those who come to that news website directly
Facebook and search are critical for bringing added eyeballs to individual stories, but people who come to a site directly show far higher levels of engagement and loyalty. This remains true for even the most socially oriented news sites.
Facebook and Search Drive Visitors to News Sites, Engagement

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