Search Engines More Trusted Than Social Media For News & Information [Study]
Posted: 2/19/2013  |  By: Matt McGee | Search Engine Land
When it comes to getting general news and information, consumers worldwide put as much trust in search engines as they do in traditional media — and more in both than they do in social media.

But, the numbers don’t portray any single source as highly trusted, which suggests that consumers are at least trying to vet the accuracy and trustworthiness of what they find in today’s information-saturated world.