The Guardian: Just one in four Britons trust news on social media, finds survey

The Guardian: Just one in four Britons trust news on social media, finds survey. “Only 24% of the UK population trust the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram when looking for news and information, a survey has found. The Edelman trust barometer, published on Monday, suggests the days when social media was championed as an enabler of citizen journalists and for its role in the Arab Spring have passed.”