‘That's Old News!' Infographic Shows the Demise of

By: Senduran Bhakthakumaran - Published: • References: holykaw.alltop & theultralinx
Aspiring journalist may want to reroute their career paths after the reading the ‘That’s Old News’ infographic from Schools.com.

This infographic explains, "How social media is replacing traditional journalism as a news source," according to the graph. The extent to which social networks such as Twitter and Facebook have taken over as viral news sources is staggering. Nearly anything noteworthy around the world can be shared to millions of people within mere minutes, making news spread faster than wildfire. It’s time for the physical media to open their eyes and realize that online, crowd-sourced content could completely push traditional media out of business.

This infographic offers insightful information, such as how Facebook's rating as an online news source is at 59.5%, and Twitter stands at 9.9%. It even shows eight news stories that spread because of social media, such as the Egyptian uprising and Osama bin Laden’s death. Stats for Social Media Takeover Charts Trending: Older & Mild
Traction: 999 clicks in 123 w
Interest: 0.7 minutes
Concept: Thats Old News Infographic
Related: 66 examples / 51 photos
Segment: Females, 12-55
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