The impact of social media on journalism.

Our example of how social media has had an impact on journalism was the news that Beyonce was pregnant. With a reported 8,868 Tweets per second being put online, it broke the record for most tweeted topic. Rumours were spread on Twitter that the pregnancy was a hoax after a video was shown of Beyonce walking into an interview and ‘the singers stomach seemed to fold in on itself’ (Blackbook.com.)

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