Bad news: Facebook leads in news consumption among social feeds, but most don’t trust it, says Pew – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch—As Facebook prepares to launch a “news tab” this month featuring news stories curated by humans to complement the headlines that appear in your social feed generated by your friends’ shares, paid promotions and algorithms, a new report paints a damning picture of how social media is viewed as a news platform today. A survey from [

Most Americans don’t know Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp, among other digital basics. Only 2 percent of Americans can ace a digital-knowledge quiz.