Mexico: social networks in which users saw more fake news 2019

During the surveyed period, approximately 65.4 percent of social media users in Mexico claimed to have read the largest amount of fake news via Facebook, while 31.28 percent of respondents said WhatsApp was the platform through which they had received the most false information.

Social media platforms through which users received more fake news in Mexico as of August 2019

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Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

August 1 to 28, 2019

Number of respondents

500 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Supplementary notes

Original question: "¿En qué red social han recibido más noticias falsas?"

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