62 percent of U.S. adults get their news from social media, says report

 A new study from Pew Research claims that 62 percent of people get their news from social media, with 18 percent doing so very often. As expected, the top social media news source is Facebook. The study claims that two-thirds of Facebook’s user base read their news on the platform, with 59 percent of Twitter users getting news on Twitter, and 70 percent of Reddit users doing the same… Read More

12 photos of hobbies and things that feed your passion

Last week, Mashable teamed up with Barilla to give our Instagram community an inspiring challenge: Share the things that feed your passion

We hosted this with YouTuber and author Hannah Hart, who pursues her passions every day

It's been an exciting week watching your photo and video submissions roll in on Instagram. We saw a wide variety of hobbies — fitness activities, arts and crafts, studies — as well as beautiful places and portraits of people who inspire you

Scroll through the selected #MashPics_Passion images below.

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