Young people in the UK are watching news on television. This is to a regulatory that oversees broadcasting in the UK. This is no as young people are addicted to their smartphones. They prefer YouTube videos, social media and games to TV news . A British newspaper reported that: "The youth of the nation are more to get their day's news about the world from social media or by reading in bus stations than seeing it on the telly, with the 16-24-year-old watching just two minutes' of live TV news per day."
Research into the news-viewing of British people was called "News Consumption in the UK: 2019". It shows that young people are using social media as their news . Researchers wrote that, "UK adults are consuming news more via social media". People are making more on Facebook and Twitter about the news compared to last year. The regulatory said presenting TV news in a less complicated might attract more young . Some people suggested this would be "dumbing down content for young ".