The most popular way to get news these days is on TikTok, according to a new study.

According to a new Pew Research Study released Friday, more Americans are receiving news through the video app, with 26% in the age group 18-29 regularly getting their news from the platform. 10% of those aged 30-49 also used it as a primary news source. 26% The organization surveyed over 12,000 adults in the United States from July 18 to August 21.

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The numbers show that those receiving their news from the platform have tripled in just two years, versus other platforms like Facebook, which saw a decrease of 10%. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube still remain the most popular social media platforms for sharing news despite this decline.

US adults are nearly 20% more likely to get news using their digital devices than television or radio.8 out of 10 U.S. adults currently use their smartphones or other digital devices to read the news.

As TikTok continues to grow its news share, they have said they plan to ban paid political content by influencers. It has also partnered with fact-checking organizations like AFP, an international news agency, and Lead Stories, a fact-checking platform that "strives to develop common standards for information credibility" across social media.

It has expanded its in-house team and an in-app system that helps identify "unverified content circulating on the internet" that may appear as "fact."