What is the meaning of "pass on news" in this sentence?

Social networking helps people pass on news.

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    pass on means give something you received from someone to some other person.and that person also give that to other.that chain continues infinitive..so it helps to spread broadly. Jun 21, 2016 at 6:02

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Pass on most likely means "to spread, to share".

pass on
[transitive] to give someone something that someone else has given you


Social networking helps people spread the news.

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