News publishers getting the most social media recognition for their stories among American adults are Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post on Facebook and the BBC and The New York Times on Twitter, according to Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2014 report. Buzzfeed stories received 39 million interactions on Facebook in April 2014, while The Huffington Post received 28 million. Meanwhile, the BBC received 3 million Twitter shares in April 2014, while The New York Times, Mashable and ABC News received 2 million shares.
World Newsmedia Network has published Global Digital Media Trendbook each year since 2006. The 2014 trendbook contains 500 data sets and 230 pages of analysis about digital media usage and revenue patterns, including this data set. To download the GDMT free executive summary, go to http://www.wnmn.org