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These social media channels are where UK teens get their news

Despite being a top news source, social media is still the least trusted amongst young people. Image: Unsplash/ROBIN WORRALL

Victoria Masterson

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Several social media platforms feature among the top news sources used by 12- to 15-year-olds in the UK, according to Ofcom. Image: Ofcom

The UK’s 16- to 24-year-olds are most likely to get their news from the internet and social media. Image: Ofcom

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