PEW Internet conducted a survey and they found that people looking for information about local restaurants and other businesses say they rely on the internet, especially search engines, ahead of any other source.
Some 55% of adults say they get news and information about local restaurants, bars, and clubs. When they seek such information, here are the sources they say they rely on most:
51% turn to the internet, including:
- search engines – 38% rely on them
- specialty websites – 17% rely on them
- social media – 3% rely on social networking sites or Twitter1
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